False Identity

Joseph Newton Chandler III

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When police responded to the suicide of Joseph Newton Chandler III, they figured it would be pretty routine. He’d shot himself in the head in his apartment, case closed. However, when probate lawyers took hold of the case, they found out that the real Joseph Newton Chandler III had died 57 years prior in a car accident with his parents. This now John Doe has never been identified, but clues into his life are nothing if not intriguing.

Some of Our Research:
From the Doe Network
Reddit’s thoughts
Suspects from the Internet Archive

False Identity

andy kaufman

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On May 16, 1984 comedian Andy Kaufman died from cancer. Or did he? Kaufman, the king of taking a joke so far that no one knew when it would end, or if it was even a joke, apparently told his friends that he wanted to stage his own death. Almost immediately after his funeral people started seeing Andy everywhere. Was the dead man really him?

Some of Our Research:
Reasons Andy could be among us
Bob and Lynne’s book about him
Wrestling antics playlist