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Unidentified Person

1961 Harris County John Doe

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  • Last updated: April 17, 2023
  • Houston, TX
  • December 17, 1961

Overview of 1961 Harris County John Doe

The victim was found 35 feet from Sims Bayou in heavy underbrush, 1/4 mile east of the foot of Manchester Street in Houston. He possibly drowned during Hurricane Carla.

The property was owned by Manchester Terminal and frequented by transients. The area had recently flooded during Hurricane Carla.

Estimated Date of Death: 1 week prior State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction Cause of Death: Accidental drowning

Dentals: Not available. There is insufficient information for dental charting. Fingerprints: Not available. DNA: Not available.

Clothing: Tan/khaki pants, sweatshirt, green polo shirt, and no shoes. Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Unknown

The Doe Network Case Number: 2246UMTX


  1. Date Found:December 17, 1961
  2. NAMUS Number:UP 4532
  3. Race:Caucasian / White
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'6" to 5'9"
  6. Weight:135 - 145 lbs
  7. Hair Color:Brown
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