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John Doe, #1972  Unidentified remains

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John  Doe, #1972
  • Case number: 1972
  • Incident location: Cuyahoga River, in the vicinity of 1215 Riverbed St
    Cleveland, Ohio - Cuyahoga County
  • Incident date: 5/14/1994
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Weight: 186
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office


On May 14, 1994, the remains of an unknown black male, between the ages of 30-35 were located in the Cuyahoga River. He was wearing a black and red Nike “Chicago Bulls” jacket, a white t-shirt with “Georgia”, red shorts with Georgia Bulldog logo, white shorts, white socks, and black Nike tennis shoes with multi-colored trim. He had stubble of a mustache and beard present. Dentals and fingerprints are available for comparison.


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