Jody Roberts used to work as a reporter for the Tacoma New Tribune in Washington when she suddenly disappeared in 1985. Her friends and relatives had noticed that a few weeks before her vanishing Jody was acting really weird and drinking a lot of alcohol which wasn’t typical of her.
Five days after her disappearance from Tacoma, Washington Jody was found in Aurora, Colorado which is more than a thousand miles away. However, Jody was completely disoriented, had no identification on her or any memory who she was or what she was doing there at that time. After admitting her to hospital, doctors discovered that Jody was in a fugue state and was suffering from amnesia.
As she was unable to regain any part of her memory, Jody decided to settle down and start a new life in Denver, Colorado so she enrolled in university and found a job. She called herself Jane Dee. Later she moved to Sitka, Alaska and married a local whom she had four children with. Jane/Jody was working as a web designer when one of her colleagues accidently saw an old photo of her on a Seattle newscast and figured out it was the same person. Jody’s friends and relatives in Takoma, Washington saw her again after twelve years but, however, she wasn’t able to recognize any of them. Neurologists working on Jody’s case assumed that her fugue state and the following amnesia had been brought by heavy stress but how she managed to get herself to Colorado remains unclear.