Dead Man Found on Australian Beach in 1948 Finally Identified

Is the 74-year mystery of the Somerton Man finally solved?

Nichola Scurry
12 min readFeb 18

Photo by cottonbro studio.

In December 1948, the body of a man was found on Somerton Beach, South Australia. He was well-dressed and in good physical condition. But his identity was a mystery.

Until now.

Nichola Scurry

Australian human living in Barcelona, writing mostly about popular culture with a twist of quirky. If you like my writing, I like coffee.