Yoctangee Park John Doe


On July 30, 2022, a man and his children were walking near a boat ramp alongside  the Scioto River in the Yoctangee Park Annex in Chillicothe, Ohio, when they discovered a jawbone with teeth. No other bones or remains were located in the area. The jawbone was confirmed to belong to a man, but no other information related to his age or ethnicity could be determined.

NamUs ID: UP94996

Date Body Found: July 30, 2022

Race: Uncertain

Sex: Male

Estimated Age: Unknown

Estimated PMI: Unknown

Agency of Jurisdiction: 

Office of the Coroner, Ross County Ohio
Mike Ratliff
[email protected]

More Information: 




Status:  Undergoing Testing

Doe-Nate Fund Goal: 


This case was part of DNA Doe Project’s pre-funding program. Funds were provided by individual donors along with a grant and budget obtained by the Ross County Office of the Coroner.


Last Updated: March 24, 2023

Posted on

March 8, 2023