Unidentified: Man found dead 35 years ago had tattoo of heart with ‘Kay’ on forearm

Man found dead on Jan. 27, 1988


WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – A man found dead in Wayne County 35 years ago still hasn’t been identified.

The man is described as a Black man between the ages of 20 to 25. His body was found on Jan. 27, 1988.

He had a tattoo of a heart with “Kay” on the inside of his left forearm. He had a tattoo of “KAY” on his right arm.

He was found wearing a black leather waist-length jacket, blue jogging pants with the bottoms tied and black Fila brand shoes.

DetailsJohn Doe
Height5′ 7″
Weight150 lbs

Anyone with information should contact the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department at 313-224-2222.

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