Author Topic: SNAKE RIVER JOHN DOE (1982): WM, 18-22, found in the Snake River - 26 June 1982  (Read 160 times)

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The victim was located in the Snake River, near the mouth of the Grand Ronde River about 25 miles from Lewiston. He was shot once in the left shoulder and once in the neck.  Ballistics indicated the victim had been shot with a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson 36 Centennial Model. This particular weapon has not been manufactured since 1967.

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https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/3041



Unidentified Person / NamUs #UP3041 Male, White / Caucasian
Date Found
June 26, 1982
Location Found
Nez Perce County, Idaho
Estimated Age Range
18-22 Years

Case Information
Case Numbers
NCMEC Number
1184579
ME/C Case Number
82-037
Demographics
Sex
Male
Race / Ethnicity
White / Caucasian
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Estimated Age Group
Late Teen/Young Adult
Estimated Age Range (Years)
18-22
Estimated Year of Death
1982
Estimated PMI
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Height
5' 11"(71 inches) , Estimated
Weight
145 lbs, Estimated

Circumstances
Type
Unidentified Deceased
Date Found
June 26, 1982
NamUs Case Created
December 16, 2008
ME/C QA Reviewed
January 22, 2011

Location Found Map
General Location
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Idaho
County
Nez Perce County
GPS Coordinates
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Circumstances of Recovery
On June 26, 1982, the body of an unidentified male was recovered from the Idaho side of the Snake River near the mouth of the Grand Ronde River in Nez Perce County, Idaho, approximately 25 miles south of Lewiston. Based on the condition of the remains, the decedent had likely been deceased for 2-3 weeks prior to discovery.
Details of Recovery
Inventory of Remains
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Condition of Remains
Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction

Physical Description
Hair Color
Black
Head Hair Description
Approximately 3-4 inches in length
Body Hair Description
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Facial Hair Description
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Left Eye Color
Unknown or Missing
Right Eye Color
Unknown or Missing
Eye Description
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Distinctive Physical Features
Item
Description
Scar/mark Scar on right ankle, approximately 2 inches in length

Clothing and Accessories
Item
Description
Clothing Designer jeans (Britania brand), blue with red and white striped swimming trunks (California Sun brand), white socks and blue bikini type men's briefs

Investigating Agencies
Nez Perce County Coroner
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Agency Case Number
82-037
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Nez Perce County Sheriffs Office
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Agency Case Number
82-1141

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http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/229umid.html

229UMID - Unidentified Male

   

Reconstructions of the victim.

Date of Discovery: June 26, 1982
Location of Discovery: Nez Perce County, Idaho
Estimated Date of Death: 2-3 weeks prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot

Physical Description
Estimated Age: 13-22 years old
Race: White
Sex: Male
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 145 to 160 lbs.
Hair Color: Black, about 3-4" long
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Scar on lower right leg, about 2" long. No tattoos were noted.

Identifiers

Dentals: Not available. Excellent dental hygiene with no evidence of treatment or cavities.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Designer Britania jeans over blue California Sun swimming trunks with red and white stripes down the sides of the trunks, white socks with blue and red stripes near the top and blue bikini-style underwear.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery
The victim was located in the Snake River, near the mouth of the Grand Ronde River about 25 miles from Lewiston. He was shot once in the left shoulder and once in the neck.

Ballistics indicated the victim had been shot with a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson 36 Centennial Model. This particular weapon has not been manufactured since 1967.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Nez Perce County Coroner
Agency Contact Person: Joshua Hall
Agency Phone Number: 1-208-799-3074
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 82-037 or 0350000

Agency Name: Nez Perce County Sheriff
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 1-208-799-3131
Agency E-Mail: investigator(at)co.nezperce.id.us
Agency Case Number: 82-1141

NCIC Case Number: U960002845
NamUs Case Number: 3041
NCMEC Case Number: 1184579

Information Source(s)

NamUs
Nez Perce County Sheriff
NCMEC

Admin Notes
Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 1/16/18

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https://unidentified.wikia.org/wiki/Snake_River_John_Doe

Snake River John Doe


Snake River John Doe was a young man found shot to death in Idaho in 1982.



Links
Snake River John Doe at the Doe Network
Snake River John Doe at NCMEC
Snake River John Doe at NamUs

Snake River John Doe



Sex Male
Race White/Hispanic
Location Nez Perce County, Idaho
Found June 26, 1982
Unidentified for 36 years
Postmortem interval 2 - 3 weeks
Body condition Decomposed
Age approximation 18 - 22
Height approximation 5'11
Weight approximation 145 - 160 pounds
Cause of death Gunshot (homicide)

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https://counteverymystery.blogspot.com/2018/04/june-26-1982-nez-perce-county-idaho.html

June 26, 1982 Nez Perce County, Idaho John Doe

     

On June 26, 1982 a man was found at the mouth of the Grand Ronde River in Nez Perce County, Idaho about 25 miles from Lewiston. He had died 2-3 weeks before, and was murdered. He was shot with a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson 36 Centennial model in the left shoulder and neck. This particular gun was not produced after 1967.

He was a white male between 13 and 22 years old. He was 5'11" and around 145 to 160 lbs. He had black hair that was 3-4" long. He had a scar 2" long on his lower right ankle. He was wearing Britania  jeans, California Sun blue, red and white swimming trunks, white socks and blue bikini type briefs.

DNA is available and Fingerprints and Dentals are not.

SOURCES:
https://identifyus.org/cases/3041
http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/229umid.html

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