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August 1986 Jefferson County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 22, 2023
  • Kearneysville, WV
  • August 24, 1986

Overview of August 1986 Jefferson County John Doe

The victim was found face down in a wooded area off of Warm Springs Road near Kearneysville, West Virginia, on August 24, 1986. He had been wrapped in a rug and placed along the tree line.

Estimated Date of Death: Months prior State of Remains: Skeletal Cause of Death: Homicide - Gunshot wound to the head

Dentals: Available Fingerprints: Not available DNA: Available

Clothing: Long sleeve brown shirt with "surf" on it, swimming trunks, khaki pants, work half top shoes, and a belt. Jewelry: None Additional Personal Items: None

The Doe Network Case Number: 1743UMWV


  1. Date Found:August 24, 1986
  2. NAMUS Number:2177
  3. Race:African-American / Black
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'10"
  6. Weight:Unknown
  7. Hair Color:Black
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