Los Angeles Jane Doe
1921 - 1951 Jane Doe
Sex Female
Race White
Location Los Angeles, California
Found Between 1921 and 1951
Unidentified for 97 years
Postmortem interval Minutes
Body condition Recognizable face(B)
Age approximation 13-19
Height approximation Unknown
Weight approximation Unknown
Cause of death Dynamite explosion

Los Angeles Jane Doe was a girl killed in a dynamite explosion between the years of 1921 and 1951.

Due to poor record keeping, the exact year of the explosion is not known. It is only known to have occurred in the 30 year period the crime scene photographer was licensed in the field.

Her companion also remains unidentified.


  • The victim wore a light-colored, long-sleeved top
  • A dark-colored skirt or pants
  • Dark-colored socks with stripes at the top.[1]



  1. Death Scenes - A Homicide Detective's Scrapbook