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Case File: 1980UMCA

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: December 4, 1961
  • Location of Discovery: Broderick, Yolo County, California
  • Estimated Date of Death: November 1, 1961
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Probable drowning
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 30-60 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Not available. Teeth described as "snaggy."
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Tan shorts, tan trousers, and tan shoes with thick white composition soles.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Cash consisting of six cents found in his pocket.
  • Case History

    The victim's remains were located floating among debris near a barge in the Sacramento River. The area is one mile south of Tower Bridge behind the Rice Growers Mill in West Sacramento (formerly Broderick). No injury noted to remains.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Yolo County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Laurel Weeks
  • Agency Phone Number: 530-668-5292
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 1296-146-1961
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #7777
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1169
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Yolo County Sheriff's Office
  • Yolo County Coroner's Office

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