Dear Doe Letters

Let's Identify These Unknown Souls

Dear Buffalo Bayou Joe,

I hope you don’t mind if I call you Joe. It’s more informal than John Doe, but it seems to fit. If you’re wondering, I’ve addressed this letter to Buffalo Bayou Joe because that’s where you were found in Houston, Texas.

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Dear Live Oak Doe,

I'm sorry. We still don't know your name. And we don't know who wrapped the pantyhose around your neck and strangled you. You were found on the sidewalk on Wentworth Avenue, off of Live Oak Avenue.

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Dear Fairway Doe,

On October 30, 1988, you were found facedown in a creek bed not far from Fairway Avenue in Dallas, Texas. The coroner estimated you'd been there for about two weeks. I'm not sure what the landscape was like...

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