Overview of 2002 Shelby County John Doe
The body of an unidentified man was found near Nonconnah Creek and the Rivergate Road bridge in Memphis, Tennessee. A worker cleaning trash from the bridge saw the body draped over a tree about 100 yards from the creek bank. The location the decedent was found is also described as being "100 yards east of overpass."
Estimated Date of Death: 2 months prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Possible homicide
Dentals: Available. Deteriorating teeth including broken crowns of the upper incisors. Tooth 3 has both occlusal and distal restorations.
Clothing: Body found with white ankle socks or footsies.
Jewelry: Wooden bead necklace with wooden cross on clear filament-type string. A Band-Aid was wrapped around the clasp.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown.
The Doe Network Case Number: 422UMTN