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John Doe, #1959  Unidentified remains

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  • Case number: 1959
  • Incident location: Scioto River off of State Route 33
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 5/30/2007
  • Homicide date: Unknown
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: White/Hispanic
  • Height: 5' 7" - 5'10"
  • Weight: 125-145
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Unknown
  • Law enforcement agency: Franklin County Coroners Office


On May 30, 2007 the body of a white/hispanic male was found in the Scioto River near the Dublin Road Water Treatment Plant. He was wearing a gray “Career Club” long sleeve button up shirt, tan “LL Bean” women’s size 8 pants, one brown “Earth Shoe” size 10. Distinguishing Marks: 1-inch healed scar on the right side of the forehead, no dental work completed, front teeth appear to overlap, no tattoos, and no signs of previous surgeries. He was believed to have been deceased for a few weeks prior to his discovery. DNA is available for comparison


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