Overview of 1975 Riverside County John Doe
The victim was discovered in the All American Canal on October 4, 1975, in Mecca, California. He was killed from a blow to the head. A rope, connected to an iron weight, was subsequently tied around his neck. He was then placed in the canal. The canal was controlled by a series of gates; the closest was about eight miles from where the body was found.
Estimated Date of Death: 3-7 days prior. State of Remains: Decomposed Cause of Death: Homicide by beating
Dentals: Available. Fingerprints: Unknown. DNA: Unknown.
Clothing: Blue denim pants and a white T-shirt. Jewelry: Unknown. Additional Personal Items: Unknown.
The Doe Network Case Number: 2432UMCA