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1996 Tempe, Arizona John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 6, 2023
  • Tempe, AZ
  • September 3, 1996

Overview of 1996 Tempe, Arizona John Doe

The decedent was found by a passerby in Salt River's dry river-bottom near the Mill Avenue Bridge. A red Roadmaster 10-speed mountain bike and an empty bottle of rubbing alcohol were found next to him.

Estimated Date of Death: Unknown State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction Cause of Death: Accidental

Dentals: Available Fingerprints: Available DNA: Unavailable, insufficient for profiling

Clothing: Brown paisley patterned shirt; Khaki shorts; brown belt with silver loops; purple undershorts; brown shoes; black cap with "GIS Supply" written in yellow lettering. Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Gold framed sunglasses; a piece of green cloth was found in a shoe; a hairnet was in the left front shirt pocket

The Doe Network Case Number: 2308UMAZ


  1. Date Found:September 3, 1996
  2. NAMUS Number:1942
  3. Race:White and/or Hispanic
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'3"
  6. Weight:150 to 160 lbs.
  7. Hair Color:Brown
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