Woman found dead in Detroit River 11 years ago remains unidentified

Officials believe she had only been in water for several hours

2011 Trenton Jane Doe. (NamUs)

TRENTON, Mich. – Officials still have not identified a woman found dead in the Detroit River 11 years ago.

It is believed that she had only been dead for several hours when her body was found.

She was naked, found floating in the river in the Trenton area.

Her earlobes were pierced once each, but she was not wearing any jewelry.

She had a burn scar on her upper left arm in the shape of a “Y.”

DetailsJane Doe
Age20-37
Weight168 lbs
HairBlack
EyesBrown

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Trenton Police Department at 734-676-3737.


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