Eatontown John Doe
Sex Male
Race Black
Location Eatontown, Georgia
Found June 10, 1978
Unidentified for 39 years
Postmortem interval 24 - 48 hours
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 15 - 22
Height approximation Not stated
Weight approximation 130 - 140 pounds
Cause of death Not stated(S)2

Eatontown John Doe was a teenager or young adult found deceased in a railway car in 1978.



Additional reconstruction

The subject's body was discovered inside of a railway car that may have traveled through the state of Kentucky. It is unknown when the victim entered the car. It is also unknown if he had entered it alive as a way to travel or if he had been disposed of after dying.

Physical characteristics

  • He had brown eyes
  • He had black to brown hair, styled in an Afro
  • He had a slim build but was well-nourished
  • He had stitches in his upper lip from a recent injury
  • His eyelashes were curled
  • He had long fingernails
  • Healed scars were on his chest, back and legs
  • He had an extra left rib.


  • Jeans
  • A kit shirt that was black
  • A belt with the word "jeans"
  • Bikini underwear
  • Gray, lace-up dress shoes