On 4/27/1977, the body of a man washed ashore at the base of the Point Montara Light House.  The man may have been the driver of a Dodge van that went over the cliff at Devil’s slide on 4/14/1977 at 0100 hours.  The registered owner of the Dodge van was Scott Ladue of Pennsylvania.  The name Scott Ladue may be an alias as all efforts to locate Scott Ladue have been unsuccessful.

Description of Remains:

Gender: Male

Age: Adult

Dead: ~2 weeks

Height: Unknown

Ancestry: European descent

Hair: Unknown

Eyes: Unknown

Weight: ~170 lbs.

Clothing: None

Dental: None obtained

Fingerprints: Yes

Anthropology: None obtained

CHP: Unknown

COD: Drowning due to fractured mandible due to Trauma, extensive body as a whole; significant conditions: Fractured femurs, acute alcoholism

Manner: Undetermined

If you have information regarding the identification of this person, please contact:

San Mateo County Coroner's Office
Telephone: (650) 312-5562