Homicide Victim: Sarmiento, Gilberto

Homicide Victim: Gilberto Sarmiento

Basic Information

Race: Hispanic
Gender: Male
DOB: February 25, 1969
Height: 5' 6"
Weight: 180 pounds
Eyes: Brown

Last Seen: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Washingtonville, NY (Orange County)



The remains of Gilberto Sarmiento were discovered January 13, 1999, alongside the Metro-North railroad tracks in 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 was shot to death. 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. Sarmiento wore a mustache, had a scar on upper lip and wore an earring in his left ear. Sarmiento was a body builder and was found wearing yellow shorts, a white T-shirt, blue-grey Nike sneakers and a purple baseball cap with the words Albany State across the front.

If you have any information, please call:

New York State Police
Troop F, Major Crimes Unit
Middletown, New York
(845) 344-5300

or e-mail the information to: [email protected]