By Naptime Nancy
The body of a boy presumed to be between the ages of 11-14, was found with multiple stab wounds on Sunday, May 7th, 1972, near a pond off of Indian Lake road in Daytona Beach, FL. This boy would come to be known the Volusia County John Doe and was predicted to have been killed 3-4 days prior to being found. A green Schwinn bicycle that was stolen May 3rd, from a home in nearby New Smyrna, was found near the boy’s body. His pants were found pulled nearly completely off his body, hanging from one leg, and his pubic area was shaven. John Doe wore a red and white striped shirt, purple and gray tweed pants, a jean jacket, brown dress socks and black loafers with buckles, size 8 1/2. He was approximately 5’ 2” in height, 110-120 lbs, with wavy brown hair and brown eyes.
If you have any information regarding the identity of the boy known as the Volusia County John Doe, please contact Volusia County Sheriff’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 386-254-1537 x11425 or 386-254-4689.
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