Anchorage John Doe, also known as Flagpole Doe, was a man who was witnessed committing suicide by jumping off of a flagpole in 1989.

Case

He was spotted by a police officer running around naked, he climbed up onto a McDonald's flagpole and when asked to climb down, he jumped off. He may have been foreign to the country and came to Alaska via ship.

NamUs lists his body condition as unrecognizable due to decomposition, yet all evidence points to his body being recovered soon after he was seen committing suicide.

Characteristics

  • He had curly brown hair with a beard and mustache.
  • His eyes were blue or hazel.

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