Marion County John Doe
Sex Male
Race White
Location Marion County, Florida
Found December 30, 1997
Unidentified for 21 years
Postmortem interval Unknown
Body condition Decomposed
Age approximation 36 - 45
Height approximation 5'6 ½
Weight approximation 144 pounds
Cause of death Suicide by hanging
Marion County John Doe was a man who was discovered lying face-down against a tree in the Ocala National Forest in Florida. He evidently had committed suicide, as above him, authorities noted seeing a plastic buckle dangling 10 feet above him from one of the tree's branches. It was concluded that he may not be an American citizen based on the coin found with the body.

Physical Characteristics

  • He had an old gunshot wound on his lower left leg

Clothing and Accessories

  • Nike cap
  • Eddie Bauer jacket
  • blue Rustler jeans (size 33)
  • brown belt
  • brown hiking boots
  • golf shirt from a country club in California
  • thermal underwear.
  • Australian coin
  • three laminated four-leaf clovers
  • white handkerchief
  • blankets
  • pocket knife
  • Swiss army knife attached to a chain
  • Luxottica eyeglasses



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