Melbourne John Doe
Sex Male
Race White
Location Melbourne, Victoria
Found 23 May, 2004
Unidentified for 16 years
Postmortem interval Unknown
Body condition Unknown
Age approximation 70-80
Height approximation 160cm / 5'2
Weight approximation N/A
Cause of death Natural

Melbourne John Doe was a man discovered in North Carlton, Victoria, Australia on 23 May, 2004. He had died from a pneumonia-related illness.


The man had been seen living among bins and boxes for two years in an alcove in an inner-city apartment block. According to people in the area, he would wake early, leave on a tram bound for the city at 9:30am each day and return at 6:30pm.

He would clean leaves from the apartment driveways but did not respond when greeted.


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