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Case File: 277UMNY

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: April 2, 1985
  • Location of Discovery: Philipstown, Putnam County, New York
  • Estimated Date of Death: 20 months prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25-35 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Dark brown and straight.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Thought to be well-built and strong. Right femur is 8mm larger than the left femur.
  • Dentals: Available. He wore braces at one time.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Dress shirt with red/yellow/blue stripes, three pairs of pants - dungaree shorts, beige corduroy shorts, and green army-type long pants, four pairs of underwear (size 34), three pairs of white socks, and well worn dark brown Dunham work boots (size 10D).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Johnson & Johnson dental floss, black plastic hair comb, two laminated prayer cards reading "God loves CBers" & "The Cross in my Pocket", and a highway map of the New York/New Jersey area.
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were located 8/10 of a mile west of Taconic State Parkway in Philipstown.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: New York State Police
  • Agency Contact Person: Troop K
  • Agency Phone Number: 845-298-0398
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Name: Putnam County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 845-279-6759

  • Agency Case Number: 85-282
  • NCIC Case Number: U150047803
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #8299
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

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

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    Added: 7/23/10; Last Updated: 12/30/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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