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Case File: 2080UMNJ

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: May 21, 1979
  • Location of Discovery: Monmouth County, New Jersey
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1979
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25 to 35 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'8" to 5'10"
  • Weight: 170-180 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black with a medium afro. Remnants of a black beard or long sideburns.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: The 4th and 5th fingers of the left hand had long fingernails. The other fingernails are of normal length.
  • Dentals: Available. All natural teeth with no evidence of dental work. Teeth #2 and #19 show deep cavities with almost total loss of the crown and abrasion of the base. No periodontal disease is present.
  • Fingerprints: Available. RT: 18 12 16 P0 17; LT: 21 12 16 20 18.
  • DNA: Not available. Sample not retained.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Brown pullover sweater with a green/tan/light brown diamond pattern on the front, dark red long-sleeve shirt, white T-shirt (size 38), Brittania TM blue jeans with a thick weave pattern on the upper edge of the back pocket and rolled up just above the knees, socks, and shoes.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was found in Raritan Bay.

    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: Monmouth County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 732-577-8790

  • Agency Case Number: LE: C0379-136; ME: 116/79
  • NCIC Case Number: U711133716
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #1755
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1138
  • 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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