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1961 Yolo County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 25, 2023
  • Broderick, CA
  • December 4, 1961

Overview of 1961 Yolo County John Doe

The victim's remains were located floating among debris near a barge in the Sacramento River. The area is one mile south of Tower Bridge behind the Rice Growers Mill in West Sacramento (formerly Broderick). No injury noted to remains.

Estimated Date of Death: November 1, 1961 State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction Cause of Death: Probable drowning

Dentals: Not available. Teeth described as "snaggy." Fingerprints: Not available. DNA: Not available.

Clothing: Tan shorts, tan trousers, and tan shoes with thick white composition soles. Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Cash consisting of six cents found in his pocket.

The Doe Network Case Number: 1980UMCA


  1. Date Found:December 4, 1961
  2. NAMUS Number:UP #7777
  3. Race:Caucasian / White
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'8"
  6. Weight:150 lbs.
  7. Hair Color:Black
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