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- “Just like the girl we found last night. No wounds. No drugs. No apparent cause of death. And of course… no I.D.”
- ―Detective Dowling[src]
John Doe was how Detective Robert Dowling of the San Francisco Police Department referred to the body of a young man found without any apparent cause of death. In fact, he had been a vampire that had been killed when Severin removed the his mystical essence from him and several others, therefore identified as a human corpse.