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Pima County John Doe
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Sex Male
Race Hispanic
Location Pima County, Arizona
Found September 19, 1972
Unidentified for 49 years
Postmortem interval Months
Body condition Skeletal
Age approximation 22-28
Height approximation 5'2
Weight approximation N/A
Cause of death Not stated

Pima County John Doe was a male located in Arizona in 1972 alongside another male.


Near the body the following was found:

  • One empty quart bottle of "Sauza" (brand) Tequila w/flange lip and cork-type mouth,
  • One empty white or opaque plastic screw-cap jug w/self-contained handle; graduated in units of 500 from 500 cc to 3500 cc.
    • Portions of a burlap fabric are found at the neck of the bottle indicating that the jug was probably covered with material
    • A twisted double-strand hemp rope is tied to the handle.
  • One straw hat w/o crown.
  • One handle of a Gilette-type double edge safety razor, sliver colored.
  • One roll of white (?) cotton thread wrapped around a paper or cardboard core.

(Please note that these items could belong to either Individual.)


  • One pair of man's medium blue cotton trousers, size 31W x27L.
  • One pair man's dark blue denim trousers (Levi brand).
  • W/ watch pocket, button fly, size 33W x 27L, rips in legs and back.
  • One man's black heavy woven cloth jacket w/ pseudo-leather front panels, Slip on style w/ light colored plastic buttons up the front, sleeves are possibly cut off, uncuffed or w/o hems. Front pockets on both sides; one man's plaid, short-sleeve cotton sport shirt, light green w/ blue and yellow horizontal and vertical stripes. White buttons up front. neck measures 16 -16.5 in.
  • One man's plaid, long-sleeve cotton sport shirt. Small red, white, and black checked. Neck tag indicates size 16-16.5.
  • One hand-made rubber and leather sandel, constructed from the side-wall of a Goodrich tire, wire loops through soles for the attachment of the thongs.

(Please note again that these items could belong to either Individual.)