Author Topic: FLAGPOLE JOHN DOE: WM, 20-40, jumped from a flagpole in Anchorage, AK - 24 August 1989  (Read 190 times)


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Anchorage John Doe

Anchorage John Doe, also known as Flagpole Doe, was a man who was witnessed committing suicide by jumping off of a flagpole in 1989. He may have been foreign to the country and came to Alaska via ship.
NamUs lists his body condition as unrecognizable due to decomposition, yet all evidence points to his body being recovered soon after he was seen committing suicide.

Physical Description
He had curly brown hair with a beard and mustache.
His eyes were blue or hazel.

Anchorage John Doe

Sex Male
Race White
Location Anchorage, Alaska
Found August 23, 1989
Unidentified for 29 years
Postmortem interval Minutes
Body condition Unknown
Age approximation 20 - 40
Height approximation 6'2 - 6'4
Weight approximation 180 - 185 pounds
Cause of death Suicide by jumping