Baseline John Doe 1983

Baseline John Doe 1983

On September 11, 1983 a deceased White/Caucasian male was discovered in a field near Baseline Road and South Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona. No identification was found on or near the body. The man was between 40 and 65 years old and appeared to be poorly nourished, weighing only about 100 pounds at approximately 5’9” tall. He had graying hair and a full beard and mustache. He was dressed in brown pants with a black belt and multicolored boxer shorts. Investigators speculate the man was a transient. He was identified as a homicide victim and had died shortly before being found.

NamUs ID: UP1902
Date Body Found: September 11, 1983
Race: White / Caucasian
Gender: Male
Estimated Age: 40-65
Estimated PMI: Days
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Agency of Jurisdiction
Phoenix Police Department
Stuart Somershoe, Detective
[email protected]

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Status: Research in Progress

Image Credit: Stephen Missal

Last Updated: July 2, 2021

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April 16, 2021