WARNING: Postmortem photo at link
NamUs: https://identifyus.org/en/cases/13320

Case #: 14-16789
Date found: November 9, 2014
Location: Connecticut River, Cromwell, CT (Middlesex Co.)
Estimated age: 21-35
Race: Black/African American
Sex: Male
Height: 70 in.
Weight: 200 lbs
Hair color: Black
Head hair: Kinky
Facial hair: Black kinky mustache and beard.
Eye color: Brown
Body conditions: Recognizable face
Probable year of death: 2014 to 2014
Estimated postmortem interval: 1 Week

Circumstances: Deceased was found in water by kayakers.

Scars and marks: curvilinear 1-1/2" scar over left elbow
1-1/4" hypertrophic scar of right dorsal hand extending up from between thumb and index finger with suture scars around it

Clothing on body: Blue jeans
white nylon shorts over the jeans
blue checkered boxer shorts
a black sock was attached to his belt loop to act as a belt
Footwear: White Asics Sneakers

Dental: Dental information/charting is available and will be entered later.
DNA: Sample submitted - tests complete

Finally, a CT doe with a picture, even if it is a postmortem (and a picture of one of his scars). This guy seems so solvable.

One rule out:

Jean Michaud 1984 Massachusetts