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Forensics A name which may be assigned to a male admitted to hospital without identification or an unidentified male decedent

John Doe

A generic name for a nameless ♂, used in clinical and forensic medicine, as a temporary identifier for persons without identification. See Jane Doe.

John Doe

, Jane Doe
1. In law, a fictitious name used when that of the actual defendant is unknown.
2. Name assigned to an unidentified patient (e.g., one admitted to a hospital in a coma) or to an unidentified corpse brought to the hospital for confirmation of death.
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Equally uncertain is precisely what it means to say that Richard Roe (Case One) is a vulnerable victim.
SOLD: Nigel McDonald (second left) and Richard Roe (third left), both of Eddisons, with (from left) James Barraclough and James Croxen, both of BDO Stoy Hayward; Jane Cranston-Young, of Barclays; and Sharon Needle, of The Needle Partnership (s)
In a quest to find a female partner to travel through life with him, California-based globe-trotter Richard Roe is offering women from all countries the opportunity to travel with him for up to six months, or more, on an all-expense paid trip around the world.
Sales of twin-sheet forming machines at Brown Machine have doubled in the last few years to become 50% of its overall business, says Brown Machine product manager Richard Roe.
publishing veterans Jack Jennings, Jim Mirrielees and Richard Roe.