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1979 Perris, CA John Doe

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  • Last updated: April 12, 2023
  • Perris, CA
  • February 25, 1979

Overview of 1979 Perris, CA John Doe

The decedent was located floating in deep, cold water in Lake Perris the first warm day after a week of rain and cool weather. No one at the lake knew him. Despite an extensive search of the Lake Perris State Park, no vehicle nor pile of unattended clothing was discovered. It is unknown how and when he entered the lake. No trauma was found on the body and no drugs were found in his body.

Estimated Date of Death: 2 to 6 days prior State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction Cause of Death: Drowning

Dentals: Available. He had extensive dental work. Fingerprints: Not Available DNA: Not Available

Clothing: white JC Penney T-shirt only. Jewelry: None found. Additional Personal Items: None found.

The Doe Network Case Number: 1179UMCA


  1. Date Found:February 25, 1979
  2. NAMUS Number: 7215
  3. Race:Black / African American
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'8", Measured
  6. Weight:210 lbs., Measured
  7. Hair Color:Black
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