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1979 Baker, CA John Doe

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  • Last updated: April 12, 2023
  • Baker, CA
  • September 15, 1979

Overview of 1979 Baker, CA John Doe

The decedent was found in the desert at Soda Dry Lake, 4.5 miles south of I-15, along Zzyzx Road in San Bernardino County, California on September 15, 1979. He appeared to be a "Hippie" type. His remains were exhumed in 2010.

Estimated Date of Death: Days prior State of Remains: Decomposed Cause of Death: Unknown

Dentals: Available. 24, 25 incisal fractured off, opened for RCT; fillings present. Fingerprints: Available. DNA: Available.

Clothing: Blue, cord pants; dark pullover with words, "Close Encounters of 3Rd kind we are not Alone". Jewelry: Chrome chain necklace with large links; brown leather belt with brass buckle. Additional Personal Items: Unknown

The Doe Network Case Number: 3138UMCA


  1. Date Found:September 15, 1979
  2. NAMUS Number:2514
  3. Race:Caucasian / White
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'10"
  6. Weight:175 lbs.
  7. Hair Color:Blond
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