CA CA - Sonoma Co., WhtMale UP13589, 40-55, mountain bike, Rohnert Park, Jan'15

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  1. Romulus

    Romulus Well-Known Member

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    NamUs UP Case 13589
    https://identifyus.org/en/cases/13589

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    Unidentified White Male

    * Found January 02, 2015 in Rohnert Park, CA
    * Estimated Year of Death: unknown

    Vital Statistics
    * Estimated age: 40-55 years old
    * Approximate Height: 71' estimated
    * Distinguishing Characteristics: Brown hair/male pattern-baldness; grey beard full beard and eye glasses
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    * Dentals: Available
    * Clothing/Jewelry:
    "Ben Davis 1/2 zip shirt, a brown zippered vest, a camouflage 1/2 zip jacket, black pants, white socks and grey athletic shoes. The subject also wore a gray Timex digital-faced watch; white socks and grey athletic shoes; The subject also wore a gray Timex digital-faced watch; metal framed prescription aviator style glasses (not sunglasses); black mountain bike bearing multi-colored speckling on the frame. Attached to the rear of the bicycle was a towable child carrier. The decedent possessed various journals with writing indicating he was interested in mathematic, physics, and science.

    * DNA: Available, test complete.

    Case History:
    On 1/2/2015, at approximately 1402 Hrs, the subject was found deceased along the access road that travels parallel to the creek, between Motel 6 and the Rohnert Park Expressway Self Storage, on Commerce Blvd. The subject was a white male, between the ages of 40 to 55 years old. He was 5' 11" and weighed 220 lbs. He had male-pattern baldness, and a full beard. The facial hair on his chin was gray; however the rest of his hair was brown. He wore metal framed prescription aviator style glasses (not sunglasses). The subject was wearing a black Ben Davis 1/2 zip shirt, a brown zippered vest, a camouflage 1/2 zip jacket, black pants, white socks
    and grey athletic shoes. The subject also wore a gray Timex digital-faced watch.

    There was a black mountain bike bearing multi-colored speckling on the frame found near the decedent. Attached to the rear of the bicycle was a towable child carrier. The decedent possessed various journals with writing indicating he was interested in mathematic, physics, and science. Possible Transient.


     


  2. WyomingSkyAngel

    WyomingSkyAngel Rocky Mountain Fresh

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    Rohnert Park is a pretty nice little area (been there)..I'd bet you this man was recently homeless, had some ties to the area, and probably suffered a serious health issue like a stroke or a heart attack.
     
  3. Romulus

    Romulus Well-Known Member

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    Curious detail: The decedent possessed various journals with writing indicating he was interested in mathematic, physics, and science. A university professor or a man who has worked in the field of applied physics?
     
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  4. WyomingSkyAngel

    WyomingSkyAngel Rocky Mountain Fresh

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    There is a University near Rohnert Park. Someone might remember him.
     
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  5. ALadInsane

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    According to news at sfgate.com he was found at 2 p.m. Jan. 2 along an access road that travels parallel to a creek between the Motel 6 and the Expressway Self Storage on Commerce Boulevard (http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Help-sought-in-identifying-man-found-dead-near-6040679.php) and died of natural causes.
    He did not seem to be a transient since found with the body were: "a red 7-inch Polaroid tablet, a Cobra camera in a case, four micro SD cards, three memory cards and a micro solar panel.". The contents were checked by LE and did not help ID the men.
    His notes talked about Einstein.
    He may have been local since staff at the Rohnert Park Public Library recognized him and mentioned that he would go there and do research.
    The press democrat has a scanned page of the man´s notes at http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/4675538-181/coroner-still-struggling-to-id?artslide=0
    they show definitions of physics concepts that look like transcriptions from an undergraduate textbook of physics. Another page shows a table with melting points and enthalpies of fusion of several chemical elements.
     
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  6. Romulus

    Romulus Well-Known Member

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    Bump.
     
  7. WyomingSkyAngel

    WyomingSkyAngel Rocky Mountain Fresh

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    Believe it or not it's common for some people in Northern CA to go voluntarily homeless to save money. I knew of it back in the 1990s & it's happening now due to the record high rent costs in the Bay Area & nearby areas.

    It's very possible this UID was just enjoying a "hippie/freegan" lifestyle & neglected the health issues that caused his death. I'd bet money on him having ties to Rohnert Park but not any relatives living there. He probably just wanted to hang around where he was the happiest.
     
  8. Melt71

    Melt71 Well-Known Member

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    A fascinating read, particularly the post above this by @WyomingSkyAngel If this was the case then perhaps his family didn’t expect to hear from him and maybe not so surprising that he is still UID, though sad.
     
  9. devertere

    devertere Well-Known Member

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    John Joseph Deri, a psychiatrist, went missing from Inverness, CA in May, 2014. His car was later found at Point Reyes Seashore, which shouldn't be that far away. He was balding and had a full beard at the time of his disapperance.
     
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  10. ntt1

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    Now a DNA Doe Project case and already in GEDMatch.
     
  11. djanga

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    I wonder if the police checked where he bought/borrowed the books, may be somebody will remember him visiting a local library/book stores.
     
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