On August 29, 1986, at approximately 2150 hours, a pedestrian was hit by a train on the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks just north of the Santa Clara County line in Menlo Park. The remains were found by a passerby and there were no witnesses to the event. The remains bore no identification. Found near the decedent was a pair of sunglasses.
Description of Remains:
Ancestry: Hispanic descent
Age: Approximately 30 - 35 years
Hair: Straight, Black
Facial Hair: Wide Sideburns, Pencil-Thin Mustache
Height: Approximately 5' 09"
Weight: 154 lbs.
- Olive-drab, military-type short-sleeved shirt
- Denim pants
- White and green belt with yellow, rectangular buckle
- "Brut" multicolored undergarments
- "Trax" black/white shoes
- Camouflage peaked cap
Distinguishing marks or tattoos: Pale 3/4" scar, right knee
If you have information regarding the identification of this person, please contact:
San Mateo County Coroner's Office
Telephone: (650) 312-5562