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Case File 1463UMNY

Belt Buckle and Jeans Label

Unidentified Black Male

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Case History
The victim was one of three stowaways found in the hull of the cargo ship "Ostfriesiand" as it docked in Red Hook Marine Terminal.

The ship was docked in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, and picked up cocoa beans. The hull was sealed as they left Ivory Coast, and fumigated.

The stowaways were trapped inside, and discovered when the ship prepared to dock in Brooklyn.

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