Overview of 1974 St. John's County John Doe
The decedent was located at the Atlantic Ocean beach, 1000 yards south of Ponte Vedra Inlet, in St. John's County, Florida on May 3, 1974. He had been seen earlier in the day sleeping in some bushes on the side of the road. Witnesses on the beach saw him walking into the water, fully clothed. He was pulled to shore by witnesses but was already deceased.
Estimated Date of Death: May 3, 1974
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Drowning
Dentals: Not available. Edentulous.
Fingerprints: Not available. Fingerprints were originally obtained but were determined to be insufficient for comparison purposes.
Clothing: Green trousers, blue short-sleeved shirt (first closure is a snap not button); belt; blue socks; blue sneakers (size 7-1/2).
Additional Personal Items: Unknown.
The Doe Network Case Number: 1022UMFL