Putnam County John Doe
Sex Male
Race Black
Location Brewster, New York
Found October 9, 1995
Unidentified for 24 years
Postmortem interval 1 day
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 40-50
Height approximation 5'9
Weight approximation 165 pounds
Cause of death Suicide

Putnam County John Doe was a man who committed suicide in New York. He was seen alive 2 days before he was discovered.


On October 9, 1995, the victim was located in a wooded area adjacent to the Garden Street School on Oak Street in Brewster, New York. He had slashed his wrists in an apparent suicide.

On October 7, he was seen making a purchase at a curtain shop in New Rochelle, where he purchased two expensive blankets. He then took a train to Brewster on the Metro-North Railroad.

Despite an extensive investigation into the man's suicide, he has never been identified.



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