Home » Cook County Jane Doe 2016: Found Skeletonized In “Unsecure Home”
There don’t seem to be any investigating agencies looking into this case, but I believe the story involving this unidentified woman in Cook County, Illinois, deserves to be highlighted. This article may be brief, but it shows that just little is often shared and reported on, and frequently, these cases become lost in the abyss as time progresses. There isn’t much known about Cook County Jane Doe 2016, as I’ll refer to her for this article, but here is what I could gather from only one agency that has listed her report.
While searching for information through NamUs, I came across this woman who was found deceased in Illinois on September 13, 2016. The exact location is unknown.
NamUs reports that Cook County Jane Doe 2016 was found deceased inside an “unsecure home.” It was clear that she had been there for some time because the outlet stated that she was a “near complete or complete skeleton.” Information regarding how her body was found and the home’s condition wasn’t listed in the report.
Because of the condition of the remains, the medical examiner concluded that Cook County Jane Doe 2016 may have been under or around 60 years old and was approximately 5 feet tall. However, her hair color and eye color are a mystery. It doesn’t look like her manner of death was determined, but that could have changed since NamUs first reported on her case.
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Kristin Escobar Alvarenga, Medicolegal Death Investigator for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, at (312) 997-4500. The ME/C Case Number is 2016-4451.
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