Dora Lange
Status: Deceased
Age: Late 20s to Early 30s
Date of birth: 1960s
Birthplace: Louisiana,
United States of America
Date of death: 1995
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Affiliation: Friends of Christ Church
Profession: Prostitute
Marital status: Divorced
Spouse(s): Ex-husband:
Seasons: 1
First episode: "The Long Bright Dark"
First mentioned: "The Long Bright Dark"
Appears in: 1 season, 3 episodes

Dora Lange is a murder victim in season 1 of True Detective.


Dora Lange is a woman who worked as a prostitute whose naked body is discovered in 1995 which sparks off an investigation. She had been stabbed multiple times in the stomach and later positioned against a tree and had a 'crown' made of rose thorns and deer antlers placed on her head. The discovery site had been surrounded by devil's nests and also burned.

Behind the ScenesEdit


Season 1
"The Long Bright Dark" "Seeing Things" "The Locked Room" "Who Goes There"
"The Secret Fate of All Life" "Haunted Houses" "After You've Gone" "Form and Void"