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CA FULLERTON JOHN DOE: WM, 30-45, jumped in front of vehicle in Fullerton, CA - November 1987

Discussion in 'Unidentified 1980 to 1989' started by Kimster, Dec 15, 2017.

  1. Kimster

    Kimster Director Staff Member


    1987 – Fullerton (Orange County), California

    On November 28, 1987, a truck driver was traveling southbound on State Highway 57 just south of Imperial Highway in Fullerton, when he spotted a man crouching at the side of the highway. According to the driver, just as he was about to pass the man, the man jumped out into the highway in front of the vehicle. The man was struck, and he died at the scene. The manner of his death was ruled to be a suicide.

    He was a white male, estimated to be between 30 and 45 years old. He stood 6 feet tall, and weighed 247 pounds. He had brown hair and brown eyes, He had an oval shaped burn scar on his upper abdominal area, approximately 3 inches x 2 inches in size. He was uncircumcised.

    He was wearing a blue sweater over a white and brown shirt, and blue pants (size 44x34), He wore glasses. (Since no photos of the glasses are available, he is shown here without glasses).

    30 years after his death, the man is still UNIDENTIFIED.
    (by Carl Koppelman)

    Last edited: Dec 15, 2017
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  2. Kimster

    Kimster Director Staff Member

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  3. SheWhoMustNotBeNamed

    SheWhoMustNotBeNamed Administrator Staff Member

    NAMUS - https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/7662
    *Post-mortem photo at link

    Sex: Male
    Race / Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
    Estimated Age Group: Adult
    Estimated Age Range: 30-45 Years
    Height: 6' 0"(72 inches) , Measured
    Weight: 247 lbs, Measured


    Type: Unidentified Deceased
    Date Found: November 28, 1987
    General Location: Fullerton, California
    County: Orange County
    Circumstances of Recovery: Decedent struck by an oncoming truck on the freeway. Orange County Sheriff-Coroner website http://ocsd.org/divisions/prof/coroner/ud/john/8705618ma
    Condition of Remains: Recognizable face

    Physical Description
    Hair Color: Brown
    Left Eye Color: Brown
    Right Eye Color: Brown
    Distinctive Physical Features
    Scar/mark: scar on epigastric region, oval approx 3"x2" (possible burn scar)
    Other distinctive physical characteristic: waist approx 44"; chest approx 40", shoe size 9

    Clothing and Accessories
    Clothing: blue sweater size XL, white and brown shirt size XL, blue pants est 44x34, blue undershorts - On the Body
    Clothing: brown shoes -Near the Body

    3 Missing Person Exclusions
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