Author Topic: FAIRMOUNT PARK JOHN DOE: BM, 16-19, found in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, PA - 27 Oct 1995  (Read 93 times)

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The victim was located lying in the grass at Fairmount Park with two gunshot wounds to the head.

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Date of Discovery: October 27, 1995
Location of Discovery: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Estimated Date of Death: 3 days prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Homicide by two gunshots to the head
Physical Description

Estimated Age: 16-19 years old
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 163 lbs.
Hair Color: Black, styled in cornrows
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Well-healed scar on the back lower part of his right arm.
Identifiers

Dentals: Available. No evidence of dental work but teeth were in good condition.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Red Fruit of the Loom t-shirt (size XL), Boss or Ross black jeans (36L), gray down Sergio Tacchini jacket or pullover with hood 3/4 length (size XL). The pullover was printed with the words "Railway Express" in black, green, and tan. Fruit of the Loom He also wore 38-40L boxers. Black leather belt with gold medallions and black Reebok hi-top (size 10).
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery
The victim was located lying in the grass at Fairmount Park with two gunshot wounds to the head.

Investigating Agency(s)
Agency Name: Philadelphia County Medical Examiners Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 1-215-685-7458
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 95-4920

Agency Name: Philadelphia Police Department
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 1-215-686-3334
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Unknown

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On October 27, 1995, an unidentified male was found in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, PA near George’s Hill Drive and 52nd Street. He had been deceased for approximately three days before being discovered. The male was estimated to be in his late teens at the time of death. The male had brown eyes and black hair that was styled in corn rows. He stood approximately 5’11” tall and weighed about 163 pounds. The male had a vertical scar on the back of his right forearm, and his teeth were in good condition with no evidence of dental work. At the time of death the male was wearing a red size XL “Fruit of the Loom” short sleeved t-shirt with a “Sergio Tacchini” brand long sleeved pullover in size XL. The pullover was printed with the words Railway Express in black, green, and tan. The male was also wearing black “Boss” brand trousers in size 36L. He also wore “Fruit of the Loom” size 38-40L boxers, a black belt with yellow metal ornaments, and black “Reebok” hi-top sneakers in size 10. The image above is a facial reconstruction completed by a NCMEC Forensic Artist and depicts what the male may have looked like in life.

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