MT MARION JOHN DOE: WM, 18-49, found near Red Gate Road in Marion, MT - 26 Oct 2003


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On October 26, 2003 the decomposed and skeletonized body (partial skeletal parts only) of a white male was found near Red Gate Road in Marion, Montana. It is believed the man, who was between that age of 18 and 42, had died up to 8 years prior to being found. It is estimated he was 5’7” tall and wore size 11 Adidas tennis shoes.

Also near the body were a .22 caliber Smith & Wesson 433 pistol with “Uncle Mike’s Sidekick” black nylon holster, a duffel bag, and fanny pack with a water bottle, a marijuana pipe, a hand held electronic poker game, sunglasses, and a bottle of Aleve.

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  • A water bottle
  • A marijuana pipe
  • Handheld electronic poker game
  • Sunglasses
  • Aleve bottle
  • Duffel bag
  • Fanny pack
  • Butterfly knife
  • .22 calibre Smith & Wesson 422 pistol with an Uncle Mike's Sidekick black nylon gun holster.
  • Adidas tennis shoes (Size 11)

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Marion John Doe 2003 (Flathead County MT) was added to Gedmatch by the DNA Doe Project. As of February 22, 2021, he had almost 4,000 DNA matches. His highest match is 75.4 cM - this is not a substantial match. He is on the Google Drive spreadsheet at:

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