Unidentified White Male Found September 29, 2008 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Estimated Age: 40-50 years old Estimated Height: 5'7" Estimated Weight: 115 lbs Hair Color: Brown/Gray, long and wavy Eye Color: unknown State of Remains: Severe decomposition Clothing: a black sweatshirt, a gray t-shirt, gray jockey underwear, Lee blue jeans (size 30x32) and a pair of black, white and red basketball sneakers (AND 1 brand), size 9. No socks. Dentals: Available. Tooth # 2 had root only remaining, no clinical crown present. Fingerprints: Available DNA: Samples submitted, tests not complete.
The remains of the deceased were found in a wooded area known as Wissahickon Park near the intersection of Henry Avenue and Hermit Lane, behind the Walnut Lane Golf Club. It appeared that he had been living in a makeshift shelter at the site.
If you have any information about this case, please contact:
Philadelphia Medical Examiner's Office Steve Olszewski 215-685-7445 email
Agency Case Number: 08-3885 NamUs-UP Number: 4883 NCIC Number: U760020627
Sources NamUs Philadelphia Medical Examiner's Office