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1962 San Mateo County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 26, 2023
  • San Mateo, CA
  • August 21, 1962

Overview of 1962 San Mateo County John Doe

The victim's partially decomposed body was found lying supine on the KOFY transmitter road at the north end of the lagoon in San Mateo.

Estimated Date of Death: 5 days prior State of Remains: Recognizable face Cause of Death: Unknown

Dentals: Not available. Edentulous. Teeth were removed many years prior to his death. Fingerprints: Not available. DNA: Not available. Sample not retained.

Clothing: Dark colored coat, light colored button down shirt, light colored pants, dark colored shoes, and a fedora. Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Book (unknown title), cigarettes (unknown brand), a map, and matches.

The Doe Network Case Number: 2224UMCA


  1. Date Found:August 21, 1962
  2. NAMUS Number:UP #9574
  3. Race:Caucasian / White
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'7"
  6. Weight:Unknown
  7. Hair Color:Brown, graying
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