Lincoln County Rail Car John Doe 1961


On October 31, 1961, an unidentified man was found inside a train car in North Platte, Nebraska under 2500 pounds of ice. The train originated from Roseville, California earlier that month. No identification was found on this man and he was buried in Lincoln County, Nebraska.

NamUs ID: UP90640

Date Body Found: October 31, 1961

Race: Black/African-American

Sex: Male

Estimated Age: 60

Estimated PMI: 1 month

Agency of Jurisdiction: 

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
Sergeant Larry Meyer
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More Information:

Status: Research in Progress

Last Updated: November 16, 2023

Posted on

September 28, 2023