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2005 Yuma County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 20, 2023
  • Yuma, AZ
  • August 15, 2005

Overview of 2005 Yuma County John Doe

The decedent's skeletal remains were found in a migrant trafficking area in the desert area of the Cabeza Prieta Mountains by U.S. Border Patrol. Initially the remains were believed to be female, however DNA analysis indicates male. The torso, one or more limbs, and one or both hands were not recovered.

Estimated Date of Death: 1 to 3 years prior State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton Cause of Death: Unknown

Dentals: Available, x-rays entered; mandible not recovered Fingerprints: Unavailable DNA: Available

Clothing: Unknown Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Unknown

The Doe Network Case Number: 2270UMAZ


  1. Date Found:August 15, 2005
  2. NAMUS Number:5446
  3. Race:Hispanic / Latino
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:Unknown
  6. Weight:Unknown
  7. Hair Color:Unknown
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