KS GARNETT JOHN DOE: WM, 17-20, found in an Anderson County, KS stream - 18 April 1973

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GARNETT JOHN DOE: WM, 17-20, found in an Anderson County, KS stream - 18 April 1973 PikQf4I




On April 18, 1973, the body of an unidentified male was discovered in a shallow stream 180 feet from 1550 Road in Garnett, Kansas. Based on the condition of the remains, the decedent had likely been deceased 2-4 weeks prior to recovery. The unidentified male had brown and wavy hair approximately 5 inches in length, and a slender build. He was found wearing blue jeans with a stop sign patch symbol on the back left pocket and a black leather belt with large buffalo nickel buckle, waist-length brown corduroy jacket with a zipper closure-size Small (“STURDY WEAR” brand), a green long sleeved button-up shirt-size Small (“J.C. PENNEY” Brand), black leather gloves, a navy blue stocking cap, blue socks, and brown hiking boots (“VOMPER” brand). He was also found wearing two gold rings with crosses, a third ring bearing the numbers “78”, and a silver chain with a large silver cross approximately 2 inches in length. The featured reconstruction is an artist’s rendering of what the John Doe may have looked like. Anyone who may have information should contact the Anderson County Coroner, reference case number 17-73, or the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, reference case number 09-22941.


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Case Information
Status Unidentified
Case number 17-73
Date found April 18, 1973 14:26
Date created August 13, 2008 15:36
Date last modified June 21, 2017 15:14
Investigating agency
date QA reviewed May 11, 2011 11:22

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)
Name Don Nungesser
Agency Anderson County Coroner's Office
Phone 785-448-8865
Case Manager
Name Melissa Gregory
Phone 1-855-626-7600

Exclusions
The following people have been ruled out as being this decedent:
First Name Last Name Year of Birth State LKA
Christopher Wells 1956 Washington
 

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NamUs UP # 2344

ME/C Case Number: 17-73
Anderson County, Kansas
17 to 20 year old White Male

Case Report - NamUs UP # 2344
Case Information

Status Unidentified
Case number 17-73
Date found April 18, 1973 14:26
Date created August 13, 2008 15:36
Date last modified June 21, 2017 15:14
Investigating agency
date QA reviewed May 11, 2011 11:22

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)
Name Don Nungesser
Agency Anderson County Coroner's Office
Phone 785-448-8865
Case Manager
Name Melissa Gregory
Phone 1-855-626-7600

Demographics
Estimated age Adult - Pre 30
Minimum age 17 years
Maximum age 20 years
Race White
Ethnicity
Sex Male
Weight (pounds) 145, Estimated
Height (inches) 69, Estimated
Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)
One or more limbs not recovered

Body conditions
Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Probable year of death 1973 to 1973

Circumstances
Location Found
GPS coordinates
Address 1
Address 2
City Garnett
State Kansas
Zip code
County Anderson
Circumstances
On April 18, 1973, the body of an unidentified male was discovered in a shallow stream 180 feet from 1550 Road in Garnett, Kansas. Based on the condition of the remains, the decedent had likely been deceased 2-4 weeks prior to recovery. The unidentified male had brown and wavy hair approximately 5 inches in length, and a slender build. He was found wearing blue jeans with a stop sign patch symbol on the back left pocket and a black leather belt with large buffalo nickel buckle, waist-length brown corduroy jacket with a zipper closure-size Small (“STURDY WEAR” brand), a green long sleeved button-up shirt-size Small (“J.C. PENNEY” Brand), black leather gloves, a navy blue stocking cap, blue socks, and brown hiking boots (“VOMPER” brand). He was also found wearing two gold rings with crosses, a third ring bearing the numbers “78”, and a silver chain with a large silver cross approximately 2 inches in length. The featured reconstruction is an artist’s rendering of what the John Doe may have looked like. Anyone who may have information should contact the Anderson County Coroner, reference case number 17-73, or the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, reference case number 09-22941.

Physical
Hair color Brown
Head hair
Wavy
Body hair
Brown
Facial hair

Left eye color Unknown or Missing
Right eye color Unknown or Missing
Eye description
Unknown
No other distinctive body features

Fingerprints
Status: Fingerprint information is available and entered

Clothing and Accessories
Clothing and accessories are described below
Clothing on body
Blue jeans with a stop sign patch symbol on the back left pocket; Waist-length brown corduroy jacket with a zipper closure (size small), Sturdy Wear brand; Green long sleeve button-up shirt (size small), JC Penney brand; Blue socks; Black leather belt with a large buffalo nickel buckle; Black leather gloves; Navy blue stocking cap
Clothing with body

Footwear
Brown hiking boots, Vomper brand
Jewelry
Two gold rings with crosses; One ring bearing the numbers 78; Silver chain with a large silver cross approximately 2" in length

Dental
Status: Dental information / charting is available and entered

DNA
Status: Sample submitted - Tests complete
 

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Artistic renderings of the victim (NCMEC & Harvey Pratt); Victim's jewelry and boot.

Date of Discovery: April 18, 1973
Location of Discovery: Garnett, Anderson County, Kansas
Estimated Date of Death: 2 to 4 weeks prior
State of Remains: Decomposed
Cause of Death: Homicide; skull fracture present

Physical Description
Estimated Age: 17-20 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" to 5'10"
Weight: 140-150 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown, wavy, and about 5" in length.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Slender build.

Identifiers
Dentals: Available. Lower baby teeth present.
Fingerprints: Available. Left hand missing post-mortem.
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Blue jeans with a stop sign patch symbol on the back left pocket, a black leather belt with a large buffalo nickel buckle, waist-length brown Sturdy Wear corduroy hack with a zipper closure (size Small), a green JC Penney long-sleeved button-up shirt (size Small), black leather gloves, a navy blue stocking cap, blue socks, and brown Vomper hiking boots.
Jewelry: Two gold rings with crosses, a third ring bearing the numbers “78”, and a silver chain with a large silver cross approximately 2 inches in length.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery
A landowner discovered the victim's remains in a small stream in a wooded area 180 feet from 1550 Road, three miles southeast of Garnett in rural Anderson County.

Authorities believe the victim may have been a hitchhiker.

Investigating Agency(s)
Agency Name: Anderson County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Don Nungesser
Agency Phone Number: 785-448-8865
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 09-22941

NCIC Case Number: U183072533
NamUs Case Number: 2344
NCMEC Case Number: 1184272

Information Source(s)
Namus
NCMEC
WIBW News Archive
KAKE News Archive
KSN News Archive

Admin Notes
Added: 5/11/08; Last Updated: 8/7/16
Artistic renderings of the victim (NCMEC & Harvey Pratt); Victim's jewelry and boot.

Date of Discovery: April 18, 1973
Location of Discovery: Garnett, Anderson County, Kansas
Estimated Date of Death: 2 to 4 weeks prior
State of Remains: Decomposed
Cause of Death: Homicide; skull fracture present

Physical Description
Estimated Age: 17-20 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" to 5'10"
Weight: 140-150 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown, wavy, and about 5" in length.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Slender build.

Identifiers
Dentals: Available. Lower baby teeth present.
Fingerprints: Available. Left hand missing post-mortem.
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Blue jeans with a stop sign patch symbol on the back left pocket, a black leather belt with a large buffalo nickel buckle, waist-length brown Sturdy Wear corduroy hack with a zipper closure (size Small), a green JC Penney long-sleeved button-up shirt (size Small), black leather gloves, a navy blue stocking cap, blue socks, and brown Vomper hiking boots.
Jewelry: Two gold rings with crosses, a third ring bearing the numbers “78”, and a silver chain with a large silver cross approximately 2 inches in length.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery
A landowner discovered the victim's remains in a small stream in a wooded area 180 feet from 1550 Road, three miles southeast of Garnett in rural Anderson County.

Authorities believe the victim may have been a hitchhiker.

Investigating Agency(s)
Agency Name: Anderson County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Don Nungesser
Agency Phone Number: 785-448-8865
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 09-22941

NCIC Case Number: U183072533
NamUs Case Number: 2344
NCMEC Case Number: 1184272

Information Source(s)
Namus
NCMEC
WIBW News Archive
KAKE News Archive
KSN News Archive

Admin Notes
Added: 5/11/08; Last Updated: 8/7/16
 

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http://unidentified.wikia.com/wiki/Garnett_John_Doe

Garnett John Doe

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Garnett John Doe was a young man found beaten to death in Kansas in 1973. He was reconstructed by the NCMEC in 2015. He is occasionally referred to as "Anderson County John Doe.

Garnett John Doe
Sex Male
Race White
Location Garnett, Kansas
Found April 18, 1973
Unidentified for 44 years
Postmortem interval 2 - 4 weeks
Body condition Decomposed
Age approximation 17 - 20
Height approximation 5'8 - 5'10
Weight approximation 140 - 150 pounds
Cause of death Beating
 

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