Saipan John Doe was a man found in a cove of Bird Island in Marpi, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.

Case

The man's body was found face down at Bird Island by hikers who called DPS around 2:16 pm. DPS called DFEMS at 2:49 pm. The man was officially pronounced deceased at 5:30 pm.

There was a rental car parked near the hiking path to Bird Island, which was towed a day prior to the discovery of the body. An autopsy on the body was held sometime later.

His cause of death is believed to be a fall or drowning.

Characteristics

  • A fractured clavicle.
  • Several fractured ribs on his right side, consistent with injuries from a fall.

Sources

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