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Pamela Darlene Young (December 11, 1971 - c. 1998) was a young woman found in 2002 near a highway by construction workers in Gregg County, Texas. She is believed to have died around 2000.

She was identified in July 2022 by the DNA Doe Project.

2021 developments

It was announced in March 2021 that she or her family may be from the Mount Airy area of Surry County, North Carolina, Raleigh County, West Virginia and Patrick County, Virginia, with last names of interest being Bowman, Niten/Knighton, Gray and Jessup.


  • She had an unrepaired cleft palate.
  • She likely had a slim build.