Eaton, OH

Eaton, OH Jane Doe "Penny"

Crime: Unidentified remains (female)
Date: 24 May 1968

The Shelby, Ohio, Police Department is investigating unidentified remains found in a ditch in Eaton, OH, in 1968.

On May 25, 1968, some children playing behind their home in Eaton, Ohio came across a skull in a water-filled ditch. A few hours later, they came across partial remains from the same individual. The coroner's examination of these remains determined she was a white woman, aged 30–50 who was estimated to be between 5ft. 2in. — 5ft. 6in. and between 130–140 lbs. No clothing or jewelry were found with her remains and she had no identifying marks.

It is believed that her remains had been washed out of where they had been, possibly a clandestine grave where she'd been for several years, by flooding in the area the week before. Despite best efforts of authorities, her identity was not able to be determined at the time, or since.

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