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Thursday, November 05, 2009

MY NAME IS NOT JANE DOE

No, her name was Dorothy Gay Howard. She was a young murder victim in Colorado who was listed on a headstone in a local cemetery as Jane Doe for 50 years. She has finally been identified through DNA testing brought about mainly by the unceasing efforts of a local historian:

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Note: Police officials are fairly certain that she was a victim of Harvey Glatman, a notorious serial killer of the 1950s who was put to death by California in 1959.

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