State Police Continue to Investigate Dead Body Found in Woods
Nearly 33-years-ago an unknown man was found dead in a wooded area in the Hudson Valley. Police are hoping you can help them crack the case.
The man’s body was found on April 2, 1985, in a wooded area off of Route 301 in the town of Philipstown in Putnam County, not far from Canopus Lake and the Appalachian Trail.
The man’s remains indicated that he was a 5’10” white man with brown hair, possibly between the ages of 27 to 35, police say.
The man was found with very few personal belongings and no identifying paperwork on him. Dental records and DNA have not led to the man’s identity, according to New York State Police Troop K, Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Wappinger.
A forensic facial reconstruction and a sketch, pictured above and below, were made to show what the man may have looked like.
Investigators from the State Police in Wappinger continue to ask for the public’s assistance to identify this man and help solve the circumstances surrounding his death.
Anyone with information about this case can contact SP Wappinger Bureau of Criminal Investigation at (845) 298-0952 or Troop K at (845) 677-7300. Refer to incident # 3032562.
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