Special Feature: “Lady in the Dunes” Still Unidentified 40 Years Later

They call her the “Lady in the Dunes,” a murder victim still unidentified after 40 years. Who is she? Why has nobody claimed her? She’s not the only woman who disappeared around that time. WATD’s Christine James has this special report.

The Lady in the Dunes' grave site. Photo by Christine James/WATD

The Lady in the Dunes’ grave site. Photo by Christine James/WATD


About Christine James

Christine James is the Managing News Editor, and anchor at WATD. She has been a fixture here since 1990. Along the way in her WATD newsroom journey, she has won numerous broadcast awards including the Associated Press and Edward R. Murrow National Award for "Best Newscast."