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Galveston County John Doe was a male whose remains were discovered on a beach near Kahala Drive in Galveston, Texas in 2020. His cause of death is currently pending.

Galveston law enforcement agencies are working with Othram, Inc. to identify the decedent through forensic genealogy.


The decedent was discovered on a beach in Galveston, Texas on May 10, 2020. After initial attempts to identify him were unsuccessful, investigators commissioned a forensic sketch to be created by renowned artist Lois Gibson. They later submitted his case to Othram in hopes to solve the case through genetic genealogy.

Othram released their initial findings of his DNA analysis suggested a substantial part of his ancestry is East African. To elaborate, he could be of Somali Bantu or Kenyan Bantu descent.


  • Black hair with medium-length dreadlocks.
  • His eye color was observed to be "dark," although the exact pigment remains undetermined.

Clothing and accessories

  • Black shorts.
  • Gray "Calvin Klein" boxers.
  • His hands were fitted through white "Under Armour" sandals.