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Coroner Merrilee Frey releases Facial Reconstruction Gary Jane Doe

“As Coroner of Lake County, I have been working closely with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children with hopes to locate family of a young Jane Doe found in Gary Indiana on September 16, 2019.

May I please request the public’s help in locating this young females family?

I am providing the following facial sketches in hopes to locate her love ones. This is another heart wrenching case that I would like to bring closure to for her family.”

Sex: Female

Race: Black

Est. Age: 14-18

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Unknown

Height: 5’02”

Weight: 117 pounds

Date Found: 09/16/2019

Location Found: Gary, Indiana

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Facial Reconstruction Gary Jane Doe
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Facial Reconstruction Gary Jane Doe

On September 16, 2019 an unidentified female was found deceased in Gary, Indiana. She was found in an alley near Pennsylvania Street and 20th Ave. She had been deceased for approximately 2 days. The female is estimated to have been 14-18 years old at the time of death. She stood approximately 5’2” tall and weighed around 117 pounds. She had short black hair. Both earlobes were pierced one time but no earrings were in place. No unique scars or tattoos were observed. She was found wearing a white, light and dark blue Nike windbreaker, an orange/red t-shirt with the words “SUPERGIRL POWER” and the Superman logo on the front (size large), blue Champion brand pants with gray stripes, blue & black Nike Air Max Plus sneakers (size 7), and a red bra (size 32B). The images featured above are facial reconstructions created by a NCMEC Forensic Artist and depicts what the female may have looked like in life.

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