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1994 New Castle County John Doe

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  • Last updated: March 20, 2023
  • New Castle, DE
  • October 17, 1994

Overview of 1994 New Castle County John Doe

The victim was located along the westbound lanes of Basin Road near New Castle. Route 141 is a well-travelled highway and very close to Interstate 95. He was wrapped in a blanket and appeared to have been dumped at the location. A witness reported to police that a van had been parked on the shoulder of the roadway earlier (where the body was found) and that the driver was a white male. His cause of death remains undetermined, yet police are investigating the case as a homicide.

Additional Information:

Estimated Date of Death: Recent

State of Remains: Recognizable face

Cause of Death: Presumed homicide

Dentals: Available. Teeth in excellent condition with no fillings. Evidence of moderate to severe periodontal disease present around lower first molars. Heavy calculus present between the teeth.

Fingerprints: Available.

DNA: Unknown.

Clothing: A long sleeve, gray/white and tan label button front shirt (size medium and made in Panama); long khaki pants (size medium); black shorts worn under khaki pants, rolled at waist (too large for decedent); dark brown fold colored buckle belt (dress type); black socks (thin material. dress type); and white Fruit of the Loom t-shirt (size medium, 38-40). No shoes.

Jewelry: Brown leather wallet (folding type). No identification

Additional Personal Items: Fifteen one-dollar bills, one nickel (the bill serial numbers were from all over the country). Blanket he was wrapped in

The Doe Network Case Number: 1398UMDE


  1. Date Found:October 17, 1994
  2. NAMUS Number:6632
  3. Race:Hispanic
  4. Gender:Male
  5. Height:5'5"
  6. Weight:138 lbs
  7. Hair Color:Black
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