Franklin Co John Doe 2006



On March 30, 2006, the partially decomposed body of an adult Caucasian male was discovered draped over a tree trunk in the Scioto River in Columbus, Ohio.  He is believed to have died approximately 4 months prior.  The manner of death could not be determined. The man was estimated to be 30-50 years old, between 5’5” and 6’0” tall and approximately 100-120 lbs.  He had brown hair and a mustache and was found wearing white Converse socks.  

NamUs ID: UP263

Date Body Found: 3/30/2006

Race: Caucasian

Gender: Male

Estimated Age: 30-50

Estimated PMI: 4 months

Agency of Jurisdiction: 

Franklin County Coroner’s Office
Curtis Thomas
(614) 525-5290
[email protected]

More Information:

Status: Undergoing Testing

Image Credit: police artist KLM

Doe-Nate Fund Goal: $7,025 (initial testing failed to produce a DNA sample from a contaminated blood sample; this goal represents the addition of testing to start again from bone)

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Last Updated: August 8, 2022

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August 3, 2022