Author Topic: JEFFERSON COUNTY JOHN DOE (1986): BM, 22-25, found in woods near Kearneysville, WV - 24 August 1986  (Read 32 times)


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Case File: 1743UMWV
The Doe Network

Unidentified Male

Date of Discovery: August 24, 1986
Location of Discovery: Kearneysville, Jefferson County, West Virginia
Estimated Date of Death: Months prior.
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
Cause of Death: Homicide - Shot in the head.

Physical Description

** Listed information is approximate

Estimated Age: 22-25 years old
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10"
Weight: Unknown
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Unknown

Distinguishing Marks/Features: None noted.

Dentals: X-rays and photographs available.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available at UNT (Ref #11-1136.1A). Uploaded to NDIS.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Long sleeve brown shirt with "surf" on it, swimming trunks, khaki pants, work half top shoes, and a belt.

Jewelry: None noted.

Additional Personal Items: None noted.

Case History

The decedent was found face down in a wooded area off of Warm Springs Road near Kearneysville, West Virginia, on August 24, 1986. He had been wrapped in a rug and placed along the tree line.

Investigating Agency(s)

If you have any information about this case please contact;

Agency Name: OCME
Agency Contact Person: Regina Reynolds
Agency Phone Number: 304-558-6921 x4017

Agency Case Number: WV-86-227
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #2177
Former Hot Case Number: 1795
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Information Source(s)
Times Herald-Record News Archive