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1972 Raleigh County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 22, 2023
  • Beckley, WV
  • July 23, 1972

Overview of 1972 Raleigh County John Doe

The decedent was struck and killed by a vehicle while he was hitchhiking near the Fair Deal Market on US 19-21.

An individual who had previously given the unidentified male a ride stated the decedent was traveling to Bluefield to obtain a birth certificate to join the army.

The decedent claimed he was raised in Chicago, Illinois and both of his parents had died. He did not provide his name to the driver.

Estimated Date of Death: Same day State of Remains: Not recognizable - Traumatic injuries Cause of Death: Auto/Pedestrian accident

Dentals: Not available Fingerprints: Available DNA: Available

Clothing: Black Levis, a blue and grey checkered shirt and jungle boots. Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Unknown

The Doe Network Case Number: 3121UMWV


  1. Date Found:July 23, 1972
  2. NAMUS Number:17375
  3. Race:Caucasian / White
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:6'0"
  6. Weight:Unknown
  7. Hair Color:Dark, reddish brown
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