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Around Thanksgiving last year, authorities gathered near the grave of Mountain Jane Doe, hoping to exhume her and end the mystery of who she was. (Scott Anger for Reveal)
Around Thanksgiving last year, authorities gathered near the grave of Mountain Jane Doe, hoping to exhume her and end the mystery of who she was. (Scott Anger for Reveal)
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Darla Jackson, an amateur historian and mortuary owner in Harlan, Kentucky, reviews news clippings of Mountain Jane Doe's discovery. (Michael I. Schiller for Reveal)
Darla Jackson, an amateur historian and mortuary owner in Harlan, Kentucky, reviews news clippings of Mountain Jane Doe's discovery. (Michael I. Schiller for Reveal)

In 1969, a young woman was found stabbed to death in Harlan, Kentucky, and buried without a name. To many locals, she's known as "Mountain Jane Doe." To Darla Jackson and Todd Matthews, her case deserved extra digging.

Michael Schiller of the public radio show "Reveal" followed Darla and Todd into the wooded hills of Harlan to exhume the body of Mountain Jane Doe. What they end up finding is unexpected.

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This segment aired on September 8, 2015.

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