Barn John Doe 2004

Barn John Doe 2004

On December 23, 2004 juveniles found a decomposed human skeleton in a barn in a wooded area near the intersection of Hwy 69S and FM 2813 in South Tyler, Smith County, Texas. A blue jacket, blue jeans, a black baseball cap, and brown Rockport shoes were found on the skeleton. The Tyler Forensic Medical Examiner determined the remains were that of a White / Caucasian male between 27 and 42 years old, approximately 5′ 8″ to 6’ 2” in height, with a medium to large frame and average muscle development. It was estimated the man died months earlier that same year.

NamUs ID: UP3216
Date Body Found: December 23, 2004
Race: White / Caucasian
Gender: Male
Estimated Age: 27-42
Estimated PMI: Months
Location: Smith County, TX

Agency of Jurisdiction
Tyler Police Department, Major Crimes
James Holt, Detective
[email protected]

Link to More Information

Status: Research in Progress

Image Credit: Texas Department of Public Safety

DDP Fund Goal: $2500
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Last Updated: June 24, 2021

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August 8, 2020