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Composite, reconstruction and artistic rendering of the victim
Date of Discovery: May 3, 1998
Location of Discovery: Woodbury, Orange County, New York
Estimated Date of Death: 1988 to 1993
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 17-25 years old
Height: 5'6" to 5'11"
Weight: 140-160 lbs.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: He was knock-kneed. Suffered trauma earlier in life resulting in two fractured ribs. A few weeks prior to his death he suffered a more recent trauma fracturing his right hand.
Dentals: Available. He had dental fillings, a root canal, and crowns. Some teeth were also missing prior to his death.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available. Insufficient DNA for profiling.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: A black Fruit of the Loom T-shirt with a rainbow leading to a pot of gold decal and inscribed with "Follow Your Dreams," a dark blue zippered Sir Jac jacket (size Medium), blue Lee jeans (32x32), dark blue short, and white low-top Pony sneakers (size 10 1/2).
Additional Personal Items: A hair pick, a French/English dictionary, a yellow Bic lighter, and a metal nail file.
Volunteers from the Ramapo Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club found the victim's skeletal remains wrapped in plastic near the Long Mountain rest area on Route 6. The highway runs through Bear Mountain State Park.
Examination of the remains revealed that he had been shot by two different calibers of guns.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office
Agency Contact Person: John O'Leary
Agency Phone Number: 212-447-2770
Agency Name: New York State Police
Agency Contact Person: Troop F, Criminal Investigation Bureau - Monroe
Agency Phone Number: 845-782-8311
Agency Case Number: ME: FMSP 98-361; NCMEC: 1224544
NCIC Case Number: U122217689
NamUs Case Number: UP #9787
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
New York State Troopers
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