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John Doe, #3030  Unidentified remains

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John Doe, #3030
  • Case number: 3030
  • Incident location: In the vicinity of East 72nd Street, at the entrance to Lakefront State Park
    Cleveland, Ohio - Cuyahoga County
  • Incident date: 6/12/1985
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 74", Measured
  • Weight: 270lbs
  • Hair color: Black
  • Law enforcement agency: Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office


On 06/12/1985, the body of a black male was found in Lake Erie, at the entrance to Lakefront State Park. The victim was approximately 40-52 years old and had two linear scars, 2" long each, joining together to form a "V" on the right sole of the foot medially. The autopsy refers to the a green sweater, two pair of pants, one green and one blue, black and white socks. The police reported the victim was wearing two green sweaters, one pair of brown army pants, one pair of black pants, one pair of white undershorts, one black cloth belt, 2 pairs of white socks and one pair of black socks. The victim also had white tennis shoes. Dentals are available for comparison.


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