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1984 Hot Spring County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 28, 2023
  • Malvern, AR
  • October 18, 1984

Overview of 1984 Hot Spring County John Doe

The victim was hitchhiking and picked up in Louisville, Kentucky by a male subject enroute to Houston, Texas. They stopped for breakfast near Benton, Arkansas. Once on the road again, the male subject became tired and let the victim drive. The male subject reports that he awoke and the cab of the vehicle was filling up with water. The male subject got out but the victim did not. The victim was under water for about 15 to 30 minutes before he was extracted from the vehicle and taken to the hospital where he died two days later. The victim was possibly from New Haven, Connecticut, and traveling to California at the time.

Estimated Date of Death: October 20, 1984 State of Remains: Recognizable face Cause of Death: Auto accident

Dentals: Available Fingerprints: Available DNA: Available

Clothing: Corduroy trousers (size 28x32), cut brown sweater, multi-colored John Henry long sleeved shirt (size 32-33, neck size is 14 1/2 inches), pair of red/black/white sweat socks, and brown boot/shoes (size M8). Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Money (26 cents) found in right front pocket. A large plastic yellow comb.

The Doe Network Case Number: 1415UMAR


  1. Date Found:October 18, 1984
  2. NAMUS Number:3123
  3. Race:White / Caucasian
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'8", Measured
  6. Weight:167 lbs, Measured
  7. Hair Color:Medium to dark brown, 6 inches in length.
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