Rickey Pittman
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Age 17
Race Black
Sex Male
Location Newark, New Jersey
Disappeared August 20, 1978
Missing for 42 years
Height 6'
Weight 185 pounds
Classification Presumed homicide

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Melvin "Rickey" Pittman was a teenager who went missing alongside four other boys in 1978. Two men were charged in their deaths in 2011; one plead guilty while another was acquitted. A third suspect died before he could be charged. All five victims had evidently been burned alive. The five young men are collectively known as the Clinton Avenue Five.

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