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Case File: 1973UMNY

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: March 25, 1979
  • Location of Discovery: Smith's Beach, Oswego County, New York
  • Estimated Date of Death: Weeks prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 50-70 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 115 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown, graying with a day's growth of a gray beard.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Scar on the right side of his abdomen over the liver, measuring 8 inches. Gallbladder removed. Partial stomach removed. Evidence of a heart attack.
  • Dentals: Available. Edentulous.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Sample available - Not yet submitted.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Off-white shirt with thin vertical blue stripes (label statesd "Brigade, RN 10677, Made in Taiwan"; size 14 1/2 and 32-33), gray plaid pants with blue vertical and horizontal squares, black Noaki American loafer-style shoe (size 9D).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was located in Lake Ontario at Smith's Beach.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Oswego County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Ronald Brunelli
  • Agency Phone Number: 315-435-3163
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 79-0304
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #941
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1037
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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