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John Doe, #2007  Unidentified remains

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John Doe, #2007
  • Case number: 2007
  • Incident location: 3305 E. 88th Street
    Cleveland, Ohio - Cuyahoga County
  • Incident date: 6/17/1974
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 74"
  • Weight: 155lbs
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office


On 06/17/1974, the remains of a 50-65 year old black male were found in a field, lying next to a building, partially covered with tree limbs at 3305 E. 88th St., Cleveland, Ohio. The individual measured 74" in height, weighed 155lbs, medium black hair with slight graying and was unshaven with 1/4" - 1/2" growth of beard. The individual had brown eyes and brown hair and was wearing a long sleeve, white thermal undershirt, white T-shirt, boxer undershorts. Part of a lady's stocking was present on back of the head. One piece of clothesline rope was found with the remains. This individual had an 8-1/2" scar extending from the mid-line of the epigastrium to the right infraumbilical region; further examination discloses dense, fibrous adhesions in the upper abdomen. Probable year of death is 1974.


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