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  1. #1
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    NY - Huntington, BlkMale UP10885, 70-85, in harbor, Nov'12 - Name not found

    He seems identifiable, the photo is pretty clear and there are other medical clues.

    Estimated age Adult - Pre 80
    Minimum age 70 years
    Maximum age 85 years
    Race Black/African American
    Ethnicity
    Sex Male
    Weight (pounds) 122, Measured
    Height (inches) 61, Estimated

    Address 1 Halesite Marina Dock, Slip 1
    Address 2 53 New York Avenue
    City Huntington
    State New York
    Body found floating in municipal harbor along side floating dock.


    Balding/ curly white hair
    white, full beard
    brown eyes with arcus senilis
    Scars: medial great toes, left knee, right upper quadrant
    Poor dentition, missing upper front left tooth
    appendectomy
    Left inguinal hernia
    Arthritic changes to hands
    Bilateral leg redness and induration
    Alzheimer's Disease diagnosed at time of autopsy

    Socks, gray
    Hat, furry black "Somoa"
    Jacket, black and gray "Faded Glory", small
    Pants, black ski type
    Jacket, orange "Weekend by Max Mara"
    Coat, black wool "Haggar",small
    Jacket, black and silver "Structure"
    Jacket, black "Mossimo"


    Tooth #8 was prepared for a crown restoration but is missing temporary/final restoration
    Tooth #9 is missing coronal tooth
    One mandibular anterior tooth is missing and the remaining teeth have drifted and therefore were coded as no data
    Anterior teeth show severe attrition
    Dental radiographs and photographs are available in Images Section

    Postmortem photo at link:
    https://identifyus.org/en/cases/10885
    (no gruesome injuries visible, recognizable face)
    Last edited by CarlK90245; 05-05-2013 at 02:33 PM.

  2. #2
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    5'1" seems awfully short for adult non-Hispanic or non-Asian males. the weight is consistent with a shorter male but we've seen mistakes before.

  3. #3
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    I agree with Donjeta about the better than most chance for identification and thanks for posting about this one.

    Having a photo (I don't see where NamUs allows you to enlarge the tiny image) and with the hints given in the autopsy report, it provides an investigator willing to do lots of legwork multiple leads to pursue (homeless shelters, hospitals, etc.). The important factor in a case like this is that authorities invest the time following-up on leads immediately. If they push the case aside and it collects dust for 3 years, well everyone knows what happens then.

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    If you go to Images you can see a slightly bigger photo and if you click that it is further enlarged.

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    http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/...nclick_check=1

    This looks so much like Willie Clayton Reynolds, but the dates are off. Same missing upper front left tooth, otherwise I would have left it.

    What do you think? Far from home, wrong dates, but other similarities are chilling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hejlena View Post
    http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/...nclick_check=1

    This looks so much like Willie Clayton Reynolds, but the dates are off. Same missing upper front left tooth, otherwise I would have left it.

    What do you think? Far from home, wrong dates, but other similarities are chilling.
    Date could be typo, or incorrect information from any of the parties/offices involved.... or it's not him. Very similar- namus hairline a bit more receded than picture- but we have no idea how old picture is .

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    Quote Originally Posted by webrocket View Post
    5'1" seems awfully short for adult non-Hispanic or non-Asian males. the weight is consistent with a shorter male but we've seen mistakes before.
    Willie Reynolds is listed at 5'3"....so very close

    " Body Found in Huntington Harbor
    Man found floating in water near Halesite Fire Department."
    By Peter Walden November 20, 2012

    http://huntington.patch.com/articles/halesite-body

    Ok- date found is correct.... could date last seen be incorrect? According to MSM on Mr. Reynolds, the sightings and ride supposedly given to this man are strangers. The daughter may have reported him missing based on when car was found and LE contacted her concerning it. No article states when/what date he was last seen by family...

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    I think the eyebrows of the UID would rule out Mr. Reynolds.

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    You could be right about the eyebrows. Mr Reynolds looks pretty well groomed in his photo. If that were to go unchecked for some time, tho-I can see the eyebrows growing out of control.

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    I did call this in yesterday, got a call back from a detective that they have identified the man, and he is NOT Willie Reynolds.


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    https://identifyus.org/en/cases/10885


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