Man still unidentified 2 years after decomposing remains found in vacant Detroit home

Officials unable to estimate man’s age, color of his eyes

DETROIT – Decomposing remains were found in a vacant home in Detroit two years ago and still have not been identified.

Officials describe him as a Black man who stood 5′4′' tall and weighed 102 pounds. He had gray or partially gray hair.

The body was found on Jan. 3, 2021. Officials have not been able to estimate the man’s age or the color of his eyes.

He was wearing two multicolored gym shoes, a white sock on his left foot, a tan and blue jacket and a white t-shirt.

Anyone with information should contact Detroit police at 313-596-1800.

DetailsJohn Doe
Date FoundJanuary 3, 2021
Location FoundDetroit
Height5′ 4″
Weight102 lbs
Hair ColorGray or partially gray
Eye ColorUnknown
ContactDetroit police at 313-596-1800

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