Burlington John Doe 2011



On January 3, 2011, a quarter-sized skull fragment was discovered in the snow in Oakledge, a waterfront park along the shores of Lake Champlain in Burlington, Vermont. The fragment is thought to belong to an adult white male who died between 1975 and 2011.

NamUs ID: UP12366

Date Body Found: January 3, 2011

Race: White/Caucasian
Gender: Male
Estimated Age: Adult, 18+
Estimated PMI: 1975-2011

Agency of Jurisdiction:

Oakledge Park – 3 Flynn Ave., Lake Champlain Waterline, Burlington, VT (Chittenden Co.)
Burlington Police Department
Amy Czuhanich, Criminal Identification Technician
[email protected]

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Status: Undergoing Testing

Image Credit: photograph Sharlene McKinnon; composite image Pam Lauritzen

Doe-Nate Fund Goal: $3,296

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Last Updated: August 19, 2022

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August 19, 2022