On September 3, 1992, at approximately 2315 hours, a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle while crossing the northbound lanes of Highway 101, near the Marsh Road off-ramp in Menlo Park. The remains bore no identification. Found in the decedent's possession was a Catholic Scapular necklace made of brown cloth and decorated with silver thread and a key chain depicting the American flag, the Statue of Liberty, and the words "God Bless America."

Description of Remains:

John Doe

Sex: Male

Ancestry: Hispanic descent

Age: Approximately 25-35 years old

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Short, black, curly hair

Facial hair: thin mustache

Height: 5'3"

Weight: 154 lbs


  • Multicolor jacket (size XL)
  • Multicolor swimming trunks
  • White socks
  • White tennis shoes (size 6 1/2)

Jewelry: Catholic scapular necklace made of brown cloth decorated with silver thread

Distinguishing marks or tattoos: None

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

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