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MD HAVRE DE GRACE JOHN DOE: WM, 50-70, found by Susquehanna River - 15 November 1959

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  1. Akoya

    Akoya Bronze Member


    Subject found on the shore of the Susquehanna River. No police report could be located at Havre de Grace or Maryland State Police.
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    Akoya Bronze Member



    Unidentified Person / NamUs #UP2802 Male, White / Caucasian

    Date Found November 15, 1959
    Location Found Havre de Grace, Maryland
    Estimated Age Range 50-70 Years

    Case Information

    Case Numbers
    NCMEC Number--
    ME/C Case Number 40717

    Sex Male
    Race / EthnicityWhite / Caucasian
    Estimated Age Group Adult - Pre 80
    Estimated Age Range 50-70 Years
    Estimated Year of Death 1959
    Estimated PMI Days
    Height 5' 6"(66 inches) , Measured
    Weight 135 lbs, Measured

    Type Unidentified Deceased
    Date Found November 15, 1959
    NamUs Case Created November 19, 2008
    Agency QA Reviewed November 20, 2008

    Location Found Map
    Street Address Susquehanna RiverHavre de Grace, Maryland 21078
    County Harford County
    GPS Coordinates--
    Circumstances of Recovery Subject found on shore of river.
    Details of Recovery
    Inventory of Remains All parts recovered
    Condition of Remains Recognizable face
    Circumstance Notes
    No police report could be located at Havre de Grace or Maryland State Police.

    Physical Description
    Hair Color Gray or Partially Gray
    Head Hair Description Gray, scanty
    Left Eye Color--
    Right Eye Color--
    Eye Description--
    Distinctive Physical Features
    Surgical scar lower right abdomen, scar lower right arm, scar right knee, scar right hand

    Other distinctive physical characteristic
    Not Circumcised Uncircumcised

    Investigating Agencies

    Havre de Grace Police Department
    Case Contributors
    Joe Mullin, Medicolegal Death Investigator
    Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
    (410) 333-3250
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  3. Akoya

    Akoya Bronze Member


    2140UMMD - Unidentified Male

    Date of Discovery: November 15, 1959
    Location of Discovery: Havre de Grace, Harford County, Maryland
    Estimated Date of Death: 1959
    State of Remains: Recognizable face
    Cause of Death: Unknown

    Physical Description
    Estimated Age: 50-70 years old
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5'6", Measured
    Weight: 135 lbs, Measured
    Hair Color: Gray; scanty
    Eye Color: Unknown
    Distinguishing Marks/Features: He has the following surgical scars; lower right abdomen, lower right arm, right knee, right hand. Not Circumcised. Appendectomy. Possible alcohol abuser. Possible thyroid disease. Possible coal miner or exposure to coal dust.

    Dentals: Available
    Fingerprints: Not Available
    DNA: Not Available

    Clothing & Personal Items
    Clothing: Unknown
    Jewelry: Unknown
    Additional Personal Items: Unknown

    Circumstances of Discovery
    The victim was found on the shore of the Susquehanna River.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    Agency Name: Hartford SO
    Agency Contact Person: N/A
    Agency Phone Number: 443-409-3503
    Agency E-Mail: N/A
    Agency Case Number: 40717

    NCIC Case Number: Unknown
    NamUs Case Number: 2802

    Information Source(s)

    Admin Notes
    Added: Prior to 2013; Last Updated: 2/3/2018
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  5. Akoya

    Akoya Bronze Member


    November 15, 1959 Havre de Grace, Maryland John Doe

    On November 15, 1959 the body of an adult male was found on the shore of the Susquehanna River in Havre de Grace, Maryland. It is believed he died days before.

    He was a white male between the ages of 50 and 70 years old. He was 135 lbs and around 5'5. He was described as having greying hair that was scantly. He has a surgical scar on his lower right abdomen from Appendectomy, he also did not have his appendix.. A scar on his lower right arm, right knee, and right hand. He was also uncircumcised.

    He had an Appendectomy in which the appendix is removed. He was possibly an Alcoholic or had abused alcohol. It is also possible he had a thyroid disease. It is also possible he was a coal miner or worked and or was somehow exposed to coal dust.

    Dentals are available in this case, but Fingerprints and DNA are not.

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  6. Akoya

    Akoya Bronze Member

    Havre de Grace, Maryland

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    Akoya Bronze Member

    Maryland - Susquehanna River


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