On April 18, 1998, a fisherman discovered the decomposing body of an adult Caucasian man in the Susquehanna River near Turkey Point in Lancaster, PA. The John Doe was estimated to be 6’1” tall and 260 pounds. His age could not be determined. The letter “R” was tattooed on his right shoulder. No clothing or personal effects were found with the body, and authorities could find no evidence of trauma. The man was believed to have been deceased for approximately two weeks.
Date Body Found:
April 18, 1998
Agency of Jurisdiction:
Lancaster County Coroners Office
Richard Graff, DDS (Death Investigator)
Last Updated: September 14, 2023