Live Oak Doe 1986

Live Oak Doe 1986

Description
On July 10, 1986 an individual was found unresponsive on the sidewalk of the 2500 block of Wentworth Avenue near Live Oak Street on the south side of Houston, Texas. The individual was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead soon after arrival. Forensic investigators determined the deceased to be a Black male, 20 to 30 years old, 5’8”, weighing approximately 161 lbs. with short black hair and brown eyes. The deceased was wearing women’s jewelry and clothing over false breasts. This case was referred to the DNA Doe Project by the Trans Doe Task Force

NamUs ID: UP4241
Date Body Found: July 10, 1986
Race: Black/African American
Gender: Male
Estimated Age: 23-40
Estimated PMI: 1 minute
Location: Houston, TX

Agency of Jurisdiction
Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
Deborrah Pinto, Forensic Anthropologist
832-927-5000
deborrah.pinto@ifs.hctx.net

Links to More Information
https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/4241/
https://unidentified.wikia.org/wiki/Live_Oak_Doe
http://transdoetaskforce.org/?p=135
https://www.dps.texas.gov/mpch/Unidentified/unDetails/U9208008

Status: Undergoing testing

Photo Credit:  Kim Parkhurst

Posted on

January 20, 2020