On December 4, 1986, the body of a full term white newborn female was found in a dumpster at the rear of Paisano Pizzeria in the Towne Shopping Center located on the Black Horse Pike in Turnersville (Washington Township). The body, weighing approximately 7 pounds, was wrapped in a beach towel that depicted an African plains scene. The wrapped body was also in a silver trash bag.
The cause of death was ruled asphyxiation and the manner of death is homicide. The infant is still unidentified.
If you have any information concerning the death of Jane Doe Number 1, please contact:
Washington Township Police Detective Bureau
Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office