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Sex Female
Race White
Location Gray, Kentucky
Found April 1, 1985
Unidentified for 33 years
Postmortem interval 1 - 4 Days
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 24 - 35
Height approximation 4'9 - 4'11
Weight approximation 100 pounds
Cause of death Asphyxia (homicide)

Knox County Jane Doe was a woman presumed to be a victim in the Redhead murders. Her body was found inside of a refrigerator in 1985 in Kentucky.

In 2017, a possible match for Jane Doe resurfaced after a woman informed that the unidentified woman bears a strong resemblance to her missing mother, Espy Regina Pilgrim, of North Carolina.

Physical characteristics

  • The victim had natural teeth with a discoloration on one of her upper incisors.
  • Her eyes were hazel.
  • She had red hair that had two different shades; the front side was an "auburn" shade and the back was a darker, brownish color.
  • She had numerous freckles and moles.
  • She appeared to have had mothered a child.

Clothing and jewelry

  • The victim was clothed only in two pairs of white socks on either foot.
    • One pair had green and yellow stripes
  • A pair of brown boots were found near the refrigerator that contained the body.


  • She may be Dixie BarkerRule Out