Snohomish County John Doe
Sex Male
Race White
Location Everett, Washington
Found June 20, 1980
Unidentified for 40 years
Postmortem interval 3 months
Body condition Decomposed
Age approximation 20-40
Height approximation 5'5 - 6'
Weight approximation 160 pounds
Cause of death Drowning (suspected)

Snohomish County John Doe was a male located in the Snohomish River in 1980. His death remains undetermined, but ruled as an "apparent drowning."


The decedent was found in the water near the Dagmars Marina about three months after his death. He had eaten some form of a potato-derived food not long before. The circumstances surrounding his presence in the river are unknown.

He was exhumed in Fall 2018. Authorities may seek genetic testing if his DNA is in suitable condition.

Additional rendering (Natalie Murry)


  • He likely had brown hair.
  • He had good dental characteristics.


  • Tan, short-sleeved shirt with buttons.
  • Knit T-shirt, possibly white.
  • Blue swim trunks with white stripes.
  • Tan Big Mac overalls.


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