Police Continue Investigation of Dead Man Found Near Brewster School
Police continue to investigate and are hoping for help after a man was found dead outside a Hudson Valley school.
On Tuesday, New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Brewster barracks asked for the public’s assistance to help solve a 1995 cold case involving an unidentified dead man.
The deceased adult male was found in a wooded area adjacent to the Garden Street School in the village of Brewster, on October 9, 1995.
The man's death was ruled a suicide due to self-inflicted wounds found on his wrists, police say.
At the time of his death, he was believed to be approximately between 40-50 years old, 5'9," 165 pounds, with brown eyes, short black hair, with some gray, a receding hairline, a mole on the right side of his face near his nose, medium brown skinned complexion and perfect teeth.
Police say the man was found well dressed, wearing brown leather “Dockers” brand penny loafer shoes, dress socks, tan colored Hagger casual khaki knit pants, size 33-inch waist by 30-inch length, two plaid button-down shirts; a long sleeve green, black, and yellow plaid “Kenneth Gordon” brand shirt on the outside and a short sleeve plaid “Gentleman’s Row” brand shirt colored blue, green, and red.
He was also found wearing a gold chained crucifix around his neck. No form of identification was found on him.
The investigation revealed he was last seen making a purchase of two expensive blankets at a curtain shop in New Rochelle, two days before his death.
Polic believe he traveled to Brewster from the lower Westchester County area via Metro-North Railroad.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Brewster barracks by calling (845)677-7300 or (845)279-8656. Refer to SJS# 3020193.
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