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Lawton John Doe 1996

Date Found: March 29, 1996

Location Found: Lawton, Oklahoma

Physical characteristics: between the ages of 50 and 70 and approximately 5’4″ tall.

Investigating Agency: Comanche County Sheriff’s Office


On March 29th, 1996, the body of an unknown male was found in Lawton, Oklahoma. Lawton John Doe 1996 remains unidentified to this day.

He was discovered during a grassfire approximately 1/8th of a mile south of the American Legion Hall about about 50 yards east of old 49. There were fragments of blue jeans found with a black leather belt attached. A watch was also found near the body.

The black male is estimated to be 5’4 and 50-70 years of age. Estimated year of death is sometime from 1990 to 1996. He is listed as # UP5176 in NaMus and there are no comparisons for him.

Please call the Comanche County Sheriff at 580-353-4280 with any inquiries or information on Lawton John Doe 1996.

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