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1489UMNY - Unidentified Male

Clothing Clothing
Reconstructions of the victim (NY Academy of Art and Carl Koppelman); victim's clothing.

Date of Discovery: April 13, 2001
Location of Discovery: Queens, Queens County, New York
Estimated Date of Death: One or more years prior
State of Remains: Skeletal
Cause of Death: Homicide

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 18-35 years old
Race: Unknown. Possibly black.
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10"
Weight: Unknown
Hair Color: Dark brown, wavy.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Not available
DNA: Sample submitted - Tests complete

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Tan-plaid boxers; blue and green shorts; denim shorts Calvin Klein brand, size 34/32; dark braided leather belt; light colored cotton shirt with collar, Jockey brand; two light colored socks with red stripe and diamond on it.
Jewelry: Yellow metal earring
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The victim was located by NYC Parks employees as they were clearing brush, near Brookville Boulevard and 149th Avenue.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: New York County Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 212-447-2770
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Q01-01631

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 5811

Information Source(s)

CBS News

Admin Notes

Added: 8/18/2010; Last Updated: 10/17/2016

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information may be estimated.

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