Overview of 1977 Sumter County John Doe
On January 23, 1977 at approximately 4:45 PM, the skeletal remains of an unidentified male were discovered in a shallow grave off of S.R. 44, approximately 5 miles west of Interstate 75. The remains were uncovered inside what is known as the Ventura Ranch just inside the fence line.
Estimated Date of Death: Unknown State of Remains: Skeletal Cause of Death: Homicide - Blunt trauma to the head
Dentals: Unknown. Upper row of teeth were missing with three remaining on the lower row. Fingerprints: Unknown DNA: Unknown
Clothing: Brown shirt, brown pants, and bright blue, size 10, penny loafer-style shoes. Jewelry: Men's stainless steel Ermano brand diver's-style watch. Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The Doe Network Case Number: 1311UMFL