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John Doe, #3037  Unidentified remains

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John Doe, #3037
  • Case number: 3037
  • Incident location: In a field 100 feet south of Merwin Avenue, under Detroit Superior Bridge
    Cleveland, Ohio - Cuyahoga County
  • Incident date: 7/26/1981
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Height: 70", Estimated
  • Weight: 143
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Hazel
  • Law enforcement agency: Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office


On 07/26/1981, the body of a white male was found in a field 100 feet south of Merwin Avenue, under Detroit Superior Bridge. The victim apparently jumped from the Detroit Superior Bridge, as witnessed by others. This man was approximately 45-55 years old. He had brown, straight hair and a brown mustache and a gray/brown beard. He was wearing a blue quilted Jacket, "K-Mart" brand size small, a long-sleeved shirt button-up, light blue/green/beige plaid pattern, a pair of plaid pants with brown, blue, gray and white, one blue sock, one black sock, appears to be a third sock under the blue sock and a pair of blue "Converse All Star" tennis shoes. Fingerprints and dentals are available for comparison.


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