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February 1979 Sacramento, CA John Doe

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  • Last updated: April 12, 2023
  • Sacramento, CA
  • February 9, 1979

Overview of February 1979 Sacramento, CA John Doe

The decedent was located on the east side of the Sacramento River approximately 150 feet north of the I Street Bridge in Sacramento, California on February 9, 1979.

Estimated Date of Death: Days prior State of Remains: Decomposed Cause of Death: Probable drowning

Dentals: Available. Teeth had virtually no wear. Fingerprints: Partial available. Body X-Rays: Available. DNA: Available.

Clothing: Blue jacket (no label, no size); brown Levi corduroy trousers; a brown belt; blue socks with white stripes at the open end); brown wing tip shoes with crepe soles (size 11D and no brand); a Kennington gray and white long sleeve pattern shirt with Mickey Mouse characters all around it (size L); a Russell white t-shirt (size M); a green Champion t-shirt with yellow lining (size M with the name "Dan Jacinto" hand printed on the upper portion of the shirt with a black felt marker pen.); yellow boxer type shorts. Jewelry: White-metal Seiko watch. Additional Personal Items: $30.59 cash and coins in left front pants pocket.

The Doe Network Case Number: 3120UMCA


  1. Date Found:February 9, 1979
  2. NAMUS Number:2413
  3. Race:Black / African American
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'6" to 5'8"
  6. Weight:185 to 188 lbs.
  7. Hair Color:Black
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