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John Doe, #2015  Unidentified remains

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John Doe, #2015
  • Case number: 2015
  • Incident location: Cuyahoga River in Vicinity of 761 Stones Levee / Continental Coal and Cake Co.
    Cleveland, Ohio - Cuyahoga County
  • Incident date: 10/27/1977
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Height: 70"
  • Weight: 147lbs
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office


On 10/27/1977, the body of a 17-25 year old white male was discovered in the Cuyahoga River, in the vicinity of 761 Stones Levee, Cleveland, OH. This individual had wavy brown hair that was medium to short in length and brown eyes. There were no deformities of the extremities, the nails were short and even and no special callus of the hands was found. This individual was wearing a blue jean denim jacket, (jeans West brand), zipper front; gray hood sweatshirt size medium acrylic long-sleeved gray shirt with black/orange/red design (Campus brand), blue jeans (Viceroy brand) royal blue swim trunks, 100% nylon (Southern brand), size XL cotton white jockey style underwear (Jr. G brand) and one white terry cloth sock with red and blue stripes. Probable year of death is 1977.


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