COLLEGE STATION, Texas
- Sept. 17, 2021
-- In partnership with the Madison County Sheriff's Office, the Amber Alert Network Brazos Valley is requesting assistance from our local, state, and national media partners as well as the public in identifying a little girl whose body was recovered in Madisonville, Madison County, Texas on Saturday September 17, 2016.
A man mowing property adjacent to the west-frontage road of I 45 (southbound)
was forced to stop when his mower stuck something, later found to be a suitcase. Located in the suitcase were the skeletal remains of a child that had been wrapped in garbage bags.
A thorough processing of the scene and subsequent follow up investigation has revealed the following about the little girl and this case:
- Investigators believe that she had been deceased for about 3-5 months prior to her discovery, placing the time of her death sometime between April and June 2016
- She was believed to be somewhere between the ages of 2 and 6 at the time of her death
- She was believed to be Caucasian or Hispanic with thick dark hair and genealogy research reveals her to have Native American lineage
- She suffered from a medical condition known as micrognathia in which her jaw was smaller than normal affecting her ability to eat on her own and she would have required medical care during her life, which included a surgically implanted feeding tube
- She was wearing a pink dress that said "Follow Your Dreams"
- Pollen analysis of her remains indicate a connection to the southwest United States, particularly southeast Arizona, or an adjacent region of Mexico
As I 45 is a major corridor between Dallas and Houston and scientific evidence ties her to the southwest part of the United States or northern Mexico it is critical that this information be shared everywhere.
Investigators are confident that someone, somewhere knows something about Madisonville Jane Doe and can help them in their quest to give her back her name and reveal the truth about what happened to her. Anyone having information is asked to contact the Madison County Sheriff's Office at (936) 348-2755 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST.RESOURCES
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) Case Number 1291323: http://www.missingkids.org/poster/NCMU/1291323
National Missing and Unidentified Person System (NamUs) Case Number UP15905:https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/15905
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