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John Doe, #201  Unidentified remains

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John Doe, #201
  • Case number: 0201
  • Incident location: On the Lake Erie shoreline in Jerusalem Township
    Oregon, Ohio - Lucas County
  • Incident date: 11/4/2005
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: Approximately 66"
  • Law enforcement agency: Lucas County Coroner's Office


The remains of a black male were found on the Lake Erie shoreline in Jerusalem Township, Oregon, OH. The victim is estimated to be 30-40 years old and approximately 66" in height. The victim was wearing Adventurer's Club sweat pants with a fly zipper, possibly blue, size large and Hanes Signature Collection jockey undershorts, size 32. The victim had an irregular metal fragment, possibly shrapnel, embedded in the upper right thigh bone. Healing was present, indicating this was an old injury. The victim also had healed fractures of the nasal bones and a healed injury to the right scapula. DNA and dentals are available for comparison.


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