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October 1988 Jefferson County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 17, 2023
  • Birmingham, AL
  • October 31, 1988

Overview of October 1988 Jefferson County John Doe

Skeletal remains were found by a citizen looking for aluminum cans along the side of a roadway in the residential North Smithfield Community. Although it is a residential community this particular section is a wooded area that is a dumping ground for trash and rubbish. The remains were not visible from the roadway due to heavy growth of trees, brush, and debris.

Estimated Date of Death: Unknown State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton Cause of Death: Unknown

Dentals: Unknown Fingerprints: Unavailable DNA: Unknown

Clothing: Levi's blue jeans, size 29x32; white Adidas tennis shoes Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Unknown

The Doe Network Case Number: 3472UMAL


  1. Date Found:October 31, 1988
  2. NAMUS Number:15867
  3. Race:Black / African American
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'4"
  6. Weight:Uknown
  7. Hair Color:Black
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