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Witnesses come forward in Carson City case of unidentified deceased woman

Nevada Appeal staff report

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has more information on the death of a Jane Doe found in a shallow grave last March.

Two witnesses have come forward and provided possible identification for the descendent, telling detectives her nickname is “Montana” and possibly has the first name of Julie.

One witness said she may have seen the decedent getting her prescription medication at the Winnie Lane CVS Pharmacy in Carson City. A second witness said “Montana” may have been from either Florida or Montana.

On March 17, 2015, around 11:20 a.m., Carson City investigators responded to a walking trail near Newridge and Northridge drives just north of the Lone Mountain Cemetery for a body in a shallow grave. An unidentified body was discovered wrapped in a sleeping bag inside the gravesite.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Acosta 775-283-7855 or sacosta@carson.org or 775-887-2008.

An autopsy was performed and it was discovered to be a female, between the ages of 42 and 71, with a height between 4-feet 6-inches and 5-feet 3-inches, with reddish, blonde hair. She was wearing an adult diaper and white with purple lines Asics sneakers size 7. Also found were Aristar bifocals glasses with 135mm inscription in the pocket, size 8 rings, and partial top dentures.

The deceased was estimated to be in the ground 1 to 12 months. DNA recovered was entered into a national database.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Acosta 775-283-7855 or sacosta@carson.org or 775-887-2008.