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Case File: 1974UMNY

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: March 23, 1979
  • Location of Discovery: Oswego, Oswego County, New York
  • Estimated Date of Death: Months prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 20-40 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'6" to 5'9"
  • Weight: 155 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Tattoo on his right upper arm of a fire breathing devil holding a pitch fork in the right hand, with Japanese or Chinese characters beneath the figure.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Sample available - Not yet submitted.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue jacket with a wool-like inner lining, gray long sleeved sweatshirt with the name "Wolsey" on the neck band, dark blue button-up long sleeved shirt with a pattern of red/yellow/blue lines (label read Mr. B with t.), and black loafer-style shoes.
  • Jewelry: Timex water-resistant wrist watch with a black, cloth strap.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was located in Lake Ontario near the mouth of the Oswego River.

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

  • Agency Case Number: 79-0301
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #935
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1038
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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