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  1. #1
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    CT - Milford, BlkMale UP9152, 35-45, clavicle fracture, religious medallion, Apr'95

    NamUs: https://identifyus.org/en/cases/9152

    Case #: 95-4471
    Date found: April 26, 1995
    Location: Wooded Area: Off I-95 Between exits 40 and 41, Milford, CT (New Haven Co.)
    Estimated age: 35-45
    Race: Black/African American
    Sex: Male
    Hair: Black
    Height: 70 in.
    Body conditions: Not recognizable - near complete or complete skeleton
    Probable year of death: 1993 to 1995
    Estimated postmortem interval: 2 years

    Circumstances: Remains were found by a walker in a wooded area.

    Skeletal findings: Left clavical [clavicle] fracture.

    Clothes on body: Navy blue, knee length, short sleeved lab coat, Hooded, front zippered sweatshirt, Steel-grey colored front zippered jacket, Brown/black t-shirt
    Clothing with body: Pair of Fabric Gloves found in sweatshirt pocket
    Footwear: socks and sneakers
    Jewelry: Fabric made religious medallion of Catholic origin

    DNA: Sample not available
    Dental: Dental information/charting is available and entered.

    Associated images:


    This seems to be the "religious medallion". I can't read it.


    "Weapon found with him is an old Stevens Arms rusted 16 gauge double barrel shotgun There is a goose flying over weeds on the logo no serial number"

    My guess is suicide? Wonder if there's DNA available and they just don't want to exhume? And where is the recon? Why does CT hate recons?
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    "Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary" on the 1st side. "Whosoever dies wearing this scapular shall not suffer eternal fire" on the 2nd side of the scapular.
    Last edited by jessr927; 07-29-2016 at 02:29 PM. Reason: misspelling

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    Scapular - must have been Catholic. Could that be a clue? There probably aren't many black Catholics in the US.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jessr927 View Post
    "Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary" on the 1st side. "Whosoever dies wearing this scapular shall not suffer eternal fire" on the 2nd side of the scapular.
    It says, "Sacred hearts of Jesus and Mary, protect us." Based on the messaging on the scapular, it seems like it was either a suicide OR someone set it up to look like a suicide. But based on extensive viewing of "Forensic Files," I think it's really hard to commit suicide with a rifle like that because it's tough to be able to pull the trigger at the correct angle.

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    Some possibilities:

    Vodre Norelus
    34 years old, 5'6", 180 lbs
    Missing from Brooklyn, NY (70 miles away) since 2/6/95
    https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/10322/

    David King
    30 years old, 6'1", 175 lbs
    Missing from Brooklyn, NY (70 miles away) since 12/31/89
    https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/10332/

    Mario Harrington
    41 years old, 5'8" - 5'10", 160 - 170 lbs
    Missing from Westampton, NJ (143 miles away) since 5/7/92
    https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/26649/

    William Robinson

    50 years old, 5'11", 175 lbs
    Missing from Philadelphia (165 miles away) since 2/25/94
    https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/7236/

    Ernest Edmonds
    36 years old, 5'9" - 6'1", 140 lbs
    Missing from Philadelphia (165 miles away) since 12/31/89
    https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/27484/

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    Thoughts on the knee length lab coat? School? Work? Was this ever a fashion trend? I don't remember it but that means nothing. It seems like an odd choice of clothing for a suicide. Sounds like extra material to get in the way of what I would imagine an already difficult task with the weapon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coffee56 View Post
    Thoughts on the knee length lab coat? School? Work? Was this ever a fashion trend? I don't remember it but that means nothing. It seems like an odd choice of clothing for a suicide. Sounds like extra material to get in the way of what I would imagine an already difficult task with the weapon.
    I don't think I've ever seen a short-sleeved lab coat, sounds odd...wish we had photos of the clothes.



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