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Case File: 2079UMNJ

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: December 30, 1978
  • Location of Discovery: Oldmans Township, Salem County, New Jersey
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1978
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Homicide
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 35-45 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'5" to 5'8"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Not available. Edentulous.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available with the New Jersey State Police Office of Forensic Sciences (ref #RC78-00054). Full body x-rays are available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Green and red plaid Monzini Collection by Monticella long sleeve shirt with snaps (size 15-15 1/2), dark green pants, black socks, brown Florsheim shoes, white Fruit of the Loom boxers with blue print, and a belt.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: In the shirt pockets were pack of Benson Hedges cigarettes and red ballpoint pen. In the pants pocket were a butane lighter, one 25 cent piece, one amber vial with a white top, and one amber vial with a white top which contained orange prescription pills. The markings on the pills were "T21" on one side and "W" on the other side. A bedspread and dark blue coveralls were found next to the body.
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were found off U.S. Highway 130. He had been bound and gagged.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: New Jersey State Police
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 800-709-7090
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: Salem County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 856-384-6910

  • Agency Case Number: LE: H207857; ME: 79-2
  • NCIC Case Number: U640787887
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #1771
  • Former Hot Case Number: 822
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • New Jersey State Police

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    Last Updated: 7/16/13 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator


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