Author Topic: SMITHFIELD JOHN DOE: WM, 25-35, found floating in Smithfield, RI pond - 18 June 1987  (Read 147 times)


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NamUs UP # 12497

ME/C Case Number: 2111-87A
Providence County, Rhode Island
25 to 35 year old White Male

Case Report - NamUs UP # 12497
Case Information
Status Unidentified
Case number 2111-87A
Date found June 18, 1987 18:11
Date created May 20, 2014 13:30
Date last modified February 03, 2015 15:43
Investigating agency
date QA reviewed

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)

Agency Rhode Island State Med Exams Ofc
Phone 401-222-5500
Case Manager
Name Gregg Catlow
Phone 401-231-2500

Estimated age Adult
Minimum age 25 years
Maximum age 35 years
Race White
Sex Male
Weight (pounds) 122, Measured
Height (inches) 65, Measured
Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)
All parts recovered
Body conditions
Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Probable year of death 1987 to
Estimated postmortem interval 2 Weeks

Location Found
GPS coordinates 41.908919, -71.542483
Address 1 307 Farnum Pike
Address 2
City Smithfield
State Rhode Island
Zip code 02917
County Providence
Subject was found deceased in Stump Pond. Victim suffered multiple stab wounds, was found clothed, wrapped in chicken wire, and was weighed down.

Hair color Brown
Facial hair
Left eye color Brown
Right eye color Brown
Eye description

No other distinctive body features


Status: Fingerprint information is available and entered

Clothing and Accessories
Clothing and accessories are described below
Clothing on body
Black sleeveless mid-riff muscle shirt with "San Juan" printed horizontally and vertically on the back in white. Grey XS sweatpants and blue undershorts.
Clothing with body

Size 7.5 McGregor Tristar sneakers, no socks

Status: Dental information / charting is available and entered

Status: Sample submitted - Tests complete


Artist Rendering
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1988 FBI Sketch
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