Police ID Amnesiac Teen Found in NYC

'Jane Doe' is 18-year-old from Washington state
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 25, 2009 10:16 PM CDT
Police ID Amnesiac Teen Found in NYC
"Jane Doe" has been identified as Kacie Aleece Peterson of Washington state, New York City police said today.   (New York City Administration for Children's Services)

(Newser) – A teenager who turned up outside a New York City shelter earlier this month saying she didn't know her name has been identified, police say. "Jane Doe" is 18-year-old Kacie Aleece Peterson from eastern Washington state, and her father is en route to New York to pick her up, CNN reports. This isn't the first time Peterson has disappeared and later said she suffered memory loss, relatives in Washington tell KOMO radio in Seattle. (Read more amnesia stories.)

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