December 18, 1977, a hiker found what appeared to be a human on the rocky area at Point Montara Light House in Montara. The decedent appeared to be a young male of possible European ancestry with remnants of blue denim material around the waist area. The remains were comprised of a decomposed torso with both thighs only. No property or other clothing was located. The cause of death was related to drowning. No fingerprints or dental information able to be recovered.

Description of Remains:

Gender: Male 

Age: Young 

Height: Unknown 

Ancestry: Likely European descent 

Hair: Unknown 

Eyes: Unknown 

Weight: Unknown 

Clothing: Blue denim around the waist area 

Dental: Unknown 

Fingerprints: None 

Anthropology: None 

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

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