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"Tattooed Man" was one of many victims of the Cleveland Torso Murderer.


  • He had reddish-brown hair
  • blue eyes
  • high cheekbones
  • small hands and feet
  • Several tattoos
    • One of the comic strip character "Jiggs" on the right calf
    • A cupid below an anchor on the right calf
    • "Helen-Paul" over a dove on the right arm
    • A butterfly on the right shoulder
    • crossed flags on the left arm with "WCG" with an arrow through a heart.
    • The tattoos indicated a possible military history


  • The body was naked but some clothing was found at the scene.
    • Dark brown cashmere pants with a zipper.
    • A knit polo Park Royal Broadcloth shirt.
    • Two other shirts.
    • A worn brown hat.
    • White underwear with blue stripes.
    • Tan Oxford shoes with the laces tied together (Size 7 1/2)
    • Thick socks were placed inside the shoes.



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