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NY NYC- WhtMleUP2785, Multiple Tattoos, Possible Veteran, July 2004 **Graphic Postmortem Photo**

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  1. madamx

    madamx Well-Known Member

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    I came across this guy and searched but did not see a thread for him. I wish they had posted photos of his tattoo since it says that some of them had illegible writing.. I know all of us here could figure out what the writing probably says!!

    Unidentified Person Case
    Estimated Age Range 55-65 Years

    Estimated Year of Death0-2004

    Height 5' 8"(68 inches) ,

    Weight179 lbs,
    Hair Color Brown
    Head Hair Description Brown and gray, wavy, 1-1/2"

    Left Eye Color Brown
    Right Eye Color Brown
    Eye Description Brown

    1. Two-tone tattoo of rose with the word "JOSEPH" underneath on lateral aspect of right arm;

    2. Two-tone tattoo of a scroll (may read "USA") beneath an eagle on posterior of right forearm;

    3. Two-tone tattoo of heart with a cross and scroll with the number "1959" ;

    4. Monochromatic tattoo of panther on left arm near shoulder;

    5. Polychromatic tattoo of two hearts with an arrow going through them and two scrolls (one over each heart) with illegible writing on the back of the left forearm

    -- above these hearts is an inscription that appears to read "TRUE LOVE"

    Location Found Map
    Street Address 601 2nd avenue New York, New York 10016
    County New York County

    Circumstances of Recovery Decendent was found unresponsive inside a business at the above location. Decedent was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.




    Unidentified Person New York

    55 to 65 year old White Male

    Date found July 06, 2004 New York County, New York

    Two-tone tattoo of rose with the word "JOSEPH" underneath on lateral aspect of right arm; two-tone tattoo of a scroll (may read "USA") beneath an eagle on posterior of right forearm; two-tone tattoo of heart with a cross and scroll with the number "1959"



    Estimated Age Range55-65 Years
    Estimated Year of Death0-2004
    Estimated PMI--
    Height 5' 8"(68 inches) , Measured
    Weight179 lbs, Measured
     
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  3. madamx

    madamx Well-Known Member

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    Danny Joe Riley

    Missing since August 30, 1992 from Marshall, Harrison County, Texas.
    Classification: Endangered Missing

    Vital Statistics

      • Date Of Birth: February 19, 1948
      • Age at Time of Disappearance: 44 years old
      • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'9"; 165 lbs.
      • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Brown eyes; brown hair.
      • Marks, Scars, Tattoos: Riley has a tattoo of an eagle with the letters U.S.A. underneath his right bicep
      • and a tattoo of a black panther head on his left bicep.
      • He has a burn scar from his right elbow to the top of his hand, a skin graph on his inner left thigh, a mole on his lower left eyelid near the tear-duct, a scar through his left eyebrow, a large pock mark on his right cheek, and additional scars around his hairline on the front of his face.
     

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    MarziPanda Active Member

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    The 5th tattoo sounds like it could identify him if they could read the writing. From the description... two scrolls, an arrow, a heart with 'true love' above... seems like a relationship/wedding tattoo, with one name on one scroll and the other name on the other. I would guess likely himself and a partner, or his parents.
     
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    coffeeandacig Well-Known Member

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    It would help greatly if they posted in Namus the tattoos of this UID. The general public, myself included, could attempt to clean up the tattoo to make it legible.
     
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    booghawk Well-Known Member

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    Well that is quite clearly him! Good job!
     
  7. madamx

    madamx Well-Known Member

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    I know!!! I thought of you!!
     
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    madamx Well-Known Member

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    I thought of the other guy with the 1949 and horse shoe tatoo.. he had an eagle too. It would be interesting to see if the eagles were similar. I was also wondering if the date signifies when they were born or when they went into service ...
     
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    madamx Well-Known Member

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    I could not find the other thread I was trying to compare because I thought it was a bit interesting..
     
  10. Bit of hope

    Bit of hope Well-Known Member

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    Whowww...the tattoos and the place of them are to coincidental to not give it a go Madamx. The picture of UID is not very sharp but it looks like there could be some scarring near the hairline. The noses look a bit different to me but (UID more bulging, MP more pointy) but we see MP from the side so I would look over that.
     
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    Bethan Well-Known Member

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    Looks like you’ve identified this UID!

    Well done madamx! Great work!!
     
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  12. madamx

    madamx Well-Known Member

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    Yes Bit of Hope I noticed the same thing about the nose but then I thought well it's years later and he could of gotten into fights injured his nose and or gotten involved heavily in cocaine which in time can change the shape of the nose also..and added more tattoos.
     
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    madamx Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Bethan.. ..looks like him right? But you never know.

    Also if anyone wants to Submit him please do so!!!!! Iam like Gardner we only just post here and if anyone wants to submit your more than welcomed!!! Good Luck!! And Let us know what happens.
     
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    Bethan Well-Known Member

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    I'm in UK & unfortunately have no idea how to go about submitting this suggestion.

    Anybody reading who would be able to do this please?
    Maybe the moderator?
    TIA.
     
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    I will submit this case via Doe Network. DNA is available for both. This has got to be a match.
     
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    creepedout Active Member

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    Submitted through Doe Network with a link to this thread and credit given to madamx for the find. Excellent work!
     
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    madamx Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much for submitting him so quickly creepedout! And thank you for the credit too! We are one big team here working together for the same goal!!! Let's cross our fingers!
     
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    Agreed, no problem. I just got the standard reply that these two cases do NOT appear to have been compared before. I believe you have a match.
     
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    Bit of hope Well-Known Member

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    Wonderful...wonderful.....fingers crossed BIG HUG for madamx and creeped out.
     
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