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1979 Harrison County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 28, 2023
  • Gulfport, MS
  • June 16, 1979

Overview of 1979 Harrison County John Doe

The decedent was located in the Gulf, south of Highway 90 and 36th Avenue. He was pulled out of the water by police. His watch had stopped at 12:05 p.m. on the 14th. The decedent appeared to have drowned and foul play is not suspected.

Estimated Date of Death: 2 days prior State of Remains: Recognizable face Cause of Death: Drowning

Dentals: Unknown; all teeth present with no dental work Fingerprints: Unknown DNA: Unknown

Clothing: Light brown, short sleeve Elderado shirt, size 20, neck size 14-14 1/2; red, white, and blue vertically striped pants, size 33x29 (see photo); black leather belt with metal buckle (see photo); light brown low-quarters tie-up earth shoes (brand starts with "Xell" with last part of wording illegible) with rubber soles, size 6; Fruit of the Loom white t-shirt, size 14; Fruit of the Loom white jockey underpants, size 32-34; white athletic socks Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Wallet with no contents; Timex watch with leather alligator-type band (see photo) with numerals and calendar.

The Doe Network Case Number: 3792UMMS


  1. Date Found:June 16, 1979
  2. NAMUS Number:13323
  3. Race:White / Caucasian
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'10", estimated
  6. Weight:130 - 150 lbs, estimated
  7. Hair Color:Red/Auburn, long in length
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