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John Doe, #2010  Unidentified remains

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John Doe, #2010
  • Case number: 2010
  • Incident location: In the area of 1600 Merwin Avenue
    Cleveland, Ohio - Cuyahoga County
  • Incident date: 4/20/1975
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 70"
  • Weight: 165lbs
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office


On 04/20/1975, the remains of an 18-25 year old black male were found behind a building on the east shore of the Cuyahoga River, in the area of 1600 Merwin Ave., Cleveland, OH. This individual had blunt impact to the head, trunk and extremities with multiple skeletal and soft tissue injuries. This individual had black hair, brown eyes, blood Group "B"; Rh(D) positive, and was wearing a black 3/4 length jacket with clip fasteners, white shirt with black/orange/gold floral pattern; blue denim trousers, white T-shirt; pale orange shorts, and black socks and low cut shoes. Probable year of death is 1975.


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