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2001 Spokane County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 16, 2023
  • Spokane County, WA
  • April 25, 2001

Overview of 2001 Spokane County John Doe

The infant was found in a garbage dumpster at the HiCo Mart located at East 6021 Trent Street, in Spokane County, Washington on April 25, 2001.

A woman had her purse stolen and had searched the dumpster on the morning of April 24, 2001. There was an athletic duffel bag noted in the dumpster by this woman. Later the woman decided to return to search again for her purse and opened the duffel bag and found that it contained what appeared to be an infant and bloody material.

It is possible that the infant was born alive. The toxicology report showed the presence of substantial alcohol and methamphetamine in the blood system of this infant.

Estimated Date of Death: 1 to 5 days prior State of Remains: Recognizable face Cause of Death: Unknown

Dentals: Not available. Fingerprints: Not available. DNA: Available.

Clothing: None Jewelry: None Additional Personal Items: The infant was found inside of an athletic bag. Also with the infant were two dark blue towels. One of the towels had a label marked SAHARA BY CANNON.

The Doe Network Case Number: 1667UMWA


  1. Date Found:April 25, 2001
  2. NAMUS Number:681
  3. Race:White, uncertain
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:Unknown
  6. Weight:7 lbs
  7. Hair Color:Black
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