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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2014

    IL - Summit, WhtMale 910UMIL, 55-65, in I&M Shipping Canal, Jan'05


    Unidentified White Male

    The victim was discovered on January 3, 2005 near Summit, Cook Co, Illinois
    Vital Statistics

    Estimated age: 50-65 years old
    Approximate Height and Weight: 5'9"; 185 lbs.
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Balding gray or partially gray hair and a mustache.
    Clothing: A brown sweater, blue shirt, dark blue pants, a white T-shirt, and black, size 9, slip on shoes, a gray short sleeved sweater.
    Dental: Available
    Case History
    The victim was recovered from the Illinois/Michigan Shipping Canal near Summit, Illinois. Metal weights were attached to his body via rope.
    It is believed that the victim may have been homeless at the time.
    Couldn't find a thread for this man, but I came across him while searching for Mark Dribin (http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/3847dmor.html). While there's certainly a resemblance, I had actually meant to be searching in Idaho and was looking in Illinois.

    The metal weights stand out to me; was this a suicide?
    Last edited by CarlK90245; 10-18-2014 at 06:29 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    I think either a suicide or a murder. Someone could have pushed him over and tied the weights. But yes, a suicide is more likely.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    I came across this missing man and I thought of this unidentified man.

    Donald Richard Delaney
    Namus says no dna/dental available

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Northeast USA
    I doubt it was suicide. It's the proverbial cement shoes here.

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