Motorcycle Mountain John Doe 2001


On February 15, 2001, a human skull was brought into the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office by an individual who reported finding the remains in an area of Monte Rio, California, nicknamed “Motorcycle Mountain”.  The skull was in good condition with the exception of a missing mandible. No additional remains were found in further searches of the area where the skull  had been discovered.   Cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound to the forehead. Blunt force trauma was also evident. Investigators determined the skull belonged to a Caucasian male between 25-40 years old. 

NamUs ID: UP93147

Date Body Found: February 15, 2001

Race: White

Gender: Male

Estimated Age: 25-40

Estimated PMI: Unknown

Agency of Jurisdiction:

Sonoma County Coroner’s Office

707 565-5070

[email protected]

More Information:

Status: Undergoing Testing


Last Updated: August 5, 2022

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August 5, 2022