Reward Offered in Unsolved '84 Slaying of NJ Man
Authorities are trying to get more leads in the slaying of a New Jersey man whose skeletal remains were found in upstate New York in 1984.
Officials say 25-year-old Joseph Dziowgo of Bound Brook disappeared on May 10, 1973. Dziowgo was last known staying with a man known as "Bear" at a bungalow behind the former Alibi Bar in Branchburg, N.J.
The case remained cold until 2010 when detectives obtained DNA samples from his family. The results yielded a match to skeletal remains that were found in 1984 in Wawarsing, N.Y.
The Somerset County Crime Stoppers is offer a $5,000 reward for information regarding his disappearance.
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