3 yet-unsolved N.J. cases

Posted: July 08, 2013

HERE'S A LOOK at three cases of unidentified human remains that are unsolved. Donna Fontana, New Jersey State Police's forensic anthropologist, sculpted these busts in hopes that the public would recognize a long-lost missing loved one.

* The body of a white man was found along Route 30 in Absecon, Atlantic County, on Feb. 17, 2004. He was 25 to 35 years old, about 5 feet 10 and 150 to 200 pounds. He had black hair and overlapping upper teeth. Tipsters should call the county prosecutor's office at 609-909-7666, the sheriff's office at 609-641-0111 or state police at 800-709-7090,

or email missingp@gw.njsp.org.

* The body of a white or Latin woman was found March 2, 2004, along Route 295 in Logan Township, Gloucester County. Investigators think she died around Jan. 15, 2004. They believe she was 18 to 30 years old. She was about 5 feet tall and weighed 80 to 110 pounds. She had long hair with light streaks and was wearing pink/purple fingernail polish, brown toenail polish, a teal "Forever 21" purple-and-yellow striped shirt (size 0) and black capri pants. Tipsters should call state police at 800-709-7090 or the Woodstown station at 856-769-0775, or email missingp@gw.njsp.org.

* The body of a white man was found Aug. 23, 2006, in the Passaic River in Fair Lawn, Bergen County. Investigators believe he died around Jan. 1, 2006, and estimate he was 55 to 75 years old. He was wearing a full set of dentures and one black sock and one black shoe (size 11, triple E). He was about 5 feet 6 and 170 pounds and had scar tissue in his abdomen. Tipsters should call Fair Lawn at 201-796-1400, state police at 800-709-7090 or email missingp@gw.njsp.org.

- Dana DiFilippo

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