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Season 2 EP5: The Lady of the Dunes Part 1


Season 2 EP5: The Lady of the Dunes Part 1

By Freelance Producer | December 15, 2018

On July 26, 1974, a 13-year-old girl was walking her dog in Provincetown, MA when she stumbled upon a very disturbing scene.

The mutilated body of a female was lying face down in the sand among the brush.  The woman’s identity was unknown but her throat was cut and her hands had been completely removed. She earned the name ‘The Lady of the Dunes” and

The woman’s identity and her killer remain a mystery to this day and that means the theories as to who killed her are boundless. Was this woman involved with the mob? Was she merely the innocent victim of a robbery gone wrong? Or was she killed for something more sinister?

If anyone has any information about the Lady of the Dunes contact Provincetown police, 508 487 1212. 

A composite made of the ‘Lady of the Dunes’ that has more Irish features.

The most recent composite of the ‘Lady of the Dunes’ this was done in 2010 using a CT scan.

Composite sketches of the ‘Lady of the Dunes’ done over the years.

Sources:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2000/04/02/police-hope-second-exhumation-will-identify-lady-dunes/oWD1mjbbMzaFWvlNHG2NHO/story.html

https://c.o0bg.com/rw/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Graphics/dunes-1974.pdf

https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2018/08/07/jaws-mystery-did-unidentified-cape-cod-murder-victim-appear-scene/923860002/

https://people.com/crime/lady-in-the-dunes-jaws-cold-case-mystery/

https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/movies/a22618239/stephen-king-son-solve-murder-jaws-victim-interview/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7qpG_54uFI

http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/119ufma.html

http://joehillsthrills.tumblr.com/post/126865229352/the-lady-the-shark

https://www.boston25news.com/news/crime-files/woman-who-discovered-lady-of-the-dunes-talks-to-fox25/8999501

https://www.masslive.com/bostonspirit/2014/10/whitey_bulger_gays_and_the_lad.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC4y8odwk9U

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/1987/09/06/provincetown-lady-dunes-murder-haunts-cape-police-chief/4yt3VAYRX4wVsPCnvbQABJ/story.html