Custer County John Doe was a young man who was killed in a vehicle accident in 1972 in Clinton, Oklahoma.

Case

The victim may have been hitchhiking, possibly indicating he was either a runaway or a transient. He had been incarcerated in jail and was released a day before his death. The potential lead of the work schedule was followed to a company in Missouri, but no employee records matched the subject.

Characteristics

  • Hazel eyes.
  • Dark brown hair, which was long, but above his shoulders.
  • He had not shaved recently, as stubble was visible on his face.
  • He had been circumcised.

Clothing

  • A blue "double-knit" shirt, described by NamUs as "Never Iron brand by Campus."
  • Blue jeans.
  • Brown belt with "Captain's" buckle.
  • Blue denim arm band.
  • Brown boots, size 9 to 9 1/2.

Accessories

  • Promise ring made of white gold with "TC968" engraved on the inside.
  • Marlboro cigarettes.
  • A stamp.
  • A sheet of paper, possibly a work schedule from the  Mollincrodt or Mellincrodt company.

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