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Unidentified Persons Deceased

Essex County

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Unidentified Deceased Black Male

Case Information

The victim was found on April 13, 2000 in the Passaic River near the Kearny-Newark border. The victim may have been in the water for two (2) to five (5) weeks.

U440000783 B1700013
Date Body Found Estimated Date of Death
April 13, 2000 Unknown

Biological Profile

Estimated Year of Birth 1979 - 1984
Sex Male
Race Black
Height 5'10" - 5'11"
Weight 185 - 195 lbs.
Hair Black
Eyes Brown
Scars, Marks and Tattoos The victim had a tattoo on his left forearm. The tattoo said "JB" (see photo above). The victim had $6.00 and a pair of work gloves in his possession.
CLOTHING The victim was found wearing blue "U.S. Polo Association" brand carpenter style jeans, two (2) t-shirts, socks, leather belt, thermal underwear bottoms, and one (1) brown "Timberland" brand boot.
MISC. Full x-rays, thumb prints, and dental records are available for comparison.


Photo of Tattoo

Additional Photos

None available


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The New Jersey State Police at 1-800-709-7090.

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