Bazetta officials, Trumbull coroner to unveil cold case details today


BAZETTA TOWNSHIP — The Bazetta Police Department and Trumbull County Coroner Dr. Humphrey Germaniuk will have a press conference at 1 p.m. today to announce that they have identified the remains found along Mosquito Lake in 2006.

The police department announced the press conference on its Facebook page.

The police department and Dr. Germaniuk unveiled a bust done by the FBI in 2010 of what scientists think the victim looked like.

The victim, whose bones were found in a marshy area just north of the state Route 305 dam, was thought to be a black male about 50 years old and roughly 5-foot-8-inches.

The man was thought to have been left there about six to eight months before the remains were fond July 23, 2006.

A gold earring with clear and yellow stones was found near the body is was thought to have belonged to the body.

There were no signs of trauma contained in the remains, but the death was being treated as a possible homicide, investigators said.

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