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Case File: 175UMUK

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: July 26, 2002
  • Location of Discovery: Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
  • Estimated Date of Death: October 2000 and June 2001
  • State of Remains: Skeletal Remains
  • Cause of Death: Unknown

    Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 20-35 yrs old
  • Race: White European
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'4 - 5'9"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown

  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Suffered from iron deficiency anemia; He is thought to be of Asian origin. Possibly from India; He was very small with delicate features with a large sloping nose. Bottom lip that protruded slightly. He had a genetic hip and a defect/deformity to his legs - probably from a childhood disease - and would have walked in an unusual way, possibly limping or leaning to one side.

  • Dentals: Available. Excellent condition teeth, although he had a crowded and narrow palate, four teeth removed, probably in childhood.

    Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: None

  • Jewelry: None

  • Additional Personal Items: None

    Case History

    The victim's body was found partially submerged in water in a pond in a field off Back Lane, Charnock Richard around 6pm on Friday, 26 July 2002.

    There was no clothing at the scene, no vehicle abandoned nearby and no personal effects on the body. Tests on chemicals in the bones suggest the victim would probably have lived the last ten years of his life in the West Midlands.

    Investigators focus on the Birmingham and Wolverhampton areas. Earlier investigations showed him to be more than likely of Asian origin but could not rule out his being a white European. It's suspected that the person could have been an illegal migrant, possibly from India.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: National Crime Agency
  • Agency Contact Person: UK Missing Persons Bureau
  • Agency Phone Number: 0845 000 5481 or +44 (0) 1344 876 376 Fax: +44 (0) 1344 872 572
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Name: Lancashire Police
  • Agency Phone Number: 01257-246271

  • Agency Name: Crimestoppers
  • Agency Phone Number: 0800-555-111

    Information Source(s)
  • National Missing Persons Helpline

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