Tukwila John Doe was a male whose partial skeletal remains were discovered while excavating for a new home in Tukwila, Washington in 1997. He is currently undergoing testing by the DNA Doe Project. Officials speculated, at the time, the decedent could have been a victim of Gary Ridgway.

In February, 2021, it was found that the remains actually belonged to a male, minimizing Ridgeway's potential involvement in the case.

Clothing and accessories

All items were located near the remains; it is possible they did not belong to the decedent.

  • Brown backpack with leather trim.
  • Blue cloth.
  • Nylon type underwear with "JC Penny" and "Long" on waistband.
  • Red nylon type cloth.
  • Brown and tan cloth.
  • Lace bikini-type underwear.
  • Cloth with green, orange, and blue stripes.

Exclusions

Sources

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