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John Doe, #3034  Unidentified remains

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John Doe, #3034
  • Case number: 3034
  • Incident location: In the area of Old River Road and Main Avenue
    Cleveland, Ohio - Cuyahoga County
  • Incident date: 7/19/1983
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 71", measured
  • Weight: 158lbs
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office


On 07/19/1983, the body of a black male was found in the Cuyahoga River in the area of Old River Road and Main Avenue. The victim was approximately 30-40 years old. This man had a mid-line laparotomy scar and a horizontal scar that crosses it at a level above the umbilicus. He had evidence of a previous Gastrojejunostomy. This man was wearing a short-sleeved green shirt, orange sweat pants with blue piping and drawstring front, blue and white undershorts, a pair of white socks and a pair of brown deck shoes. Dentals are available for comparison.


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