Palm Beach County John Doe
South Bay John Doe 1984
Sex Male
Race White
Location South Bay, Florida
Found February 3, 1984
Unidentified for 34 years
Postmortem interval 1 year
Body condition Skeletal
Age approximation 17 - 28
Height approximation 5'9 - 6'0
Weight approximation N/A
Cause of death Beating

Palm Beach County John Doe was a young man found deceased in Florida in 1984.


  • The victim had fractures on his ribs, occurring weeks before.
  • He also had an improperly-healed injury to his right thumb that may have been noticeable.
  • He had some dental fillings.
  • One tooth had been "surgically removed" 12 - 18 months before he died.
  • His hair was brown with a possible curl.


South Bay John Doe 3D

3D reconstruction

  • He wore blue underwear (some sources state "jogging shorts").
    • The number "82502" was written on the waistband.
  • He wore white swim trunks (some sources state "underwear").
  • He wore white socks with blue stripes.