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Case File 30UMNY

Sketch of Victim

Unidentified White Male

  • Located on November 8, 1990 in Bear Mountain State Park in Stony Point, Rockland County, New York.

    Vital Statistics

    • Estimated age: 45 - 60 years old
    • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'8 - 6'0"
    • Distinguishing Characteristics: He was of medium build. He was possibly a cigarette smoker. The victim may have been asthmatic as well; a Bronkaid Mist inhaler was located within his belongings. He may have been of European or South American descent.
    • Dentals: He had extensive dental work, complete with gold fillings.
    • Clothing: He was wearing a denim jacket; Andre Francois jeans; a t-shirt; heavy crew socks; an Ace athletic supporter; and Hi-Tec hiking boots, size 11 1/2.

    Case History
    The victim was discovered in Bear Mountain State Park on November 8, 1990. He may have been deceased for several months before his remains were located. He was found near the Appalachian Trail, which is a hiking trail near the north end of the park. His body was located near a gathering of mountain laurel bushes.

    Additional Case Details
    The following items were found among the victim's personal belongings:

    The victim wore this yellow gold chain around his neck;

    Money Clip
    This money clip was found among the man's possessions. It was inscribed with the company logo Klein Tools. The clip included a folding pocket knife, which is pictured directly below:
    Pocket Knife

    The wallet pictured above was also found in the victim's belongings;

    This knapsack was located at the scene. The tag on the bag's strap reads:
    RJ Bass
    2101 Kentucky
    Washington DC

    The name and address did not yield any results in the investigation into this victim's identity.

    The hiking compass shown above included a leather lanyard;

    A book of matches from the Bear Mountain Inn (pictured above) was also found at the scene;

    This copy of the book pictured above, The Notebooks Of Malte Laurids Brigge, by Rainer Maria Rilke, was also discovered among the man's belongings.

    If you have any information concerning this man's identity or the circumstances surrounding his death, please contact:
    New York State Park Police
    Palisades Region


    NCIC Number:

    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Source Information: New York State Police

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