State Police have released a sketch  in an attempt to positively identify a man’s body discovered last year in Hamilton.

The remains were discovered July 2011 in a wooded area off South Broad Street off Interstate 295 in an area frequently visited by homeless people, according to State Police.

The sketch was created by a NJSP forensic artist using a witnesses description of the man and in collaboration with a forensic anthropologist who carefully examined and measured the man’s bone structure.  Police have also released a photo of a watch found with the remains.

The man is described as being approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, and may be between 45 and 55 years of age.  He was wearing plaid (navy, white, and red) pajama bottoms and a white t-shirt.  He was also wearing blue medical/surgical type shoes with two Velcro straps (see attached photo).  Typically, this type of footwear is utilized by people diagnosed with diabetes.

The man is believed to have been 5 feet 9 inches tall, and possibly 45 to 55 years old. He was wearing navy, white and red plaid pajama bottoms and a white t-shirt with blue medical shoes that are usually worn by people suffering from diabetes. The man had a gold ring and a designer watch.

Anyone with information regarding the possible identity of this individual is encouraged to contact Detective Dan Inman of the Hamilton Twp. P.D. at 609-581-4008, or the NJSP Missing Persons Unit at 609-882-2000 x2893.