Overview of 1978 Marion County John Doe
Hunters found the decedent's body sitting beside a tree in the woods 8 miles south of Ocala off U.S. 441. The body was in front of what appeared to be a burned-out bonfire, the charred end of a rope dangling from a tree limb above. His feet, legs, chest, and head were badly burned. Foulplay is not suspected.
Estimated Date of Death: Unknown State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction Cause of Death: Unknown
Dentals: New dentures, removable Fingerprints: Unavailable DNA: Unavailable, body has been buried
Clothing: Blue, black, white and yellow striped shirt; navy blue pants; black belt; white tennis shoes. Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The Doe Network Case Number: 3457UMFL