Jasper County John Doe – Rensselaer IN 1983 – Unidentified Victim of Serial Killer Larry Eyler

Redgrave Research Forensic Services has taken on the case of Jasper County John Doe (NamUs #UP11379), an unidentified victim of serial killer Larry Eyler. Working with Andy and Diana Boersma of the Jasper County Coroner’s Office, we are preparing to perform forensic genetic genealogy in an attempt to discover his identity. Forensic genetic genealogy intern … Read more

Baby Jane II – Jackson County, Mississippi 1988

New case announcement: Baby Jane II Press release text and photo via Jackson County Sheriff’s Department: 33 years after the autopsy was performed on a newborn baby girl found in the Pascagoula River, Jackson County Sheriff’s Investigators exhumed her body Wednesday, June 30. On June 28,1988, two men fishing in the Pascagoula River near the … Read more

Preble County “Penny” Jane Doe, Eaton Ohio 1968

Redgrave Research Forensic Services has taken on the case of Preble County Jane Doe (NamUs #UP55702). Working with Detective Adam Turner of the Shelby Ohio Police Department, we are preparing to perform forensic genetic genealogy in an attempt to discover her identity. Detective Turner has nicknamed her “Preble County Penny”. Case Synopsis On May 25, … Read more

Mary Jane Vangilder

Shelby, Ohio Cold Case Detective Adam Turner is a graduate of FG4LE and a forensic genetic genealogy intern with Redgrave Research. He has been finding and ruling out Jane Does as potential matches to Mary Jane Vangilder, a woman who went missing in 1945. As Jane Does get ruled out, we can then offer our … Read more

Identity of “Mississippi Delta Dawn” AKA “Baby Jane Doe” Confirmed

The name of a female toddler discovered along the banks of the Escatawpa River in Moss Point, MS in 1982 has been found using forensic genetic genealogy. On December 3rd, 1982, multiple witnesses reported a young adult female dressed in a blue plaid shirt and jeans walking west along I-40, close to the Alabama-Mississippi border. … Read more

Christine Jessop, Toronto 1984

Today, the killer of 9 year old Christine Jessop was publicly identified during a press conference held by Toronto Police Department as Calvin Hoover, who died in 2015. The Redgraves are honored to have led the forensic genetic genealogical effort to present a candidate for identification to the Toronto Police. Our genealogy team worked tirelessly … Read more