Homicide Victim: Sarmiento, Gilberto
Head photo of Gilberto Sarmiento
Basic Information
Race: Hispanic
Sex: Male
DOB: February 25, 1969
Height: 5' 6"
Weight: 180 pounds
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Other: Wore a mustache
Scar on upper lip
Wore an earring in his left ear.
Was a body builder.
Additional Information
Last Seen: Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Washingtonville, NY (Orange County)
Last Seen Wearing: Wearing yellow shorts, a white T-shirt, blue-grey Nike sneakers and a purple baseball cap with the words Albany State across the front.
Miscellaneous:
  • Sarmiento was shot to death.
  • Gilberto's remains were discovered January 13, 1999, alongside the Metro-North railroad tracks, Beacon, NY (Dutchess County). The recovery site, which is a short distance from the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, is directly across the Hudson River from the City of Newburgh.
  • Sarmiento's 1986 Isuzu Trooper with NY registration D32-55T was found in the parking lot of Gully's Restaurant, Front Street, City of Newburgh, NY (Orange County) on the day he was last seen.
If you have any information, please call:
Agency: New York State Police
Address: Troop F, Major Crimes Unit
Middletown, New York
Phone: (845) 344-5300
or e-mail the information to:
nysvicap@troopers.ny.gov
Please include your
name, address and
telephone number.
New York State Police Patch
Web page posted September 13, 1999.