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Case File: 1011UMGA

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Artistic renderings of the victim (NCMEC/GBI)

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: June 10, 1978
  • Location of Discovery: Eatonton, Putnam County, Georgia
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1 to 2 days prior
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 15-22 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: Unknown
  • Weight: 130-140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black or brown, styled in an afro. Some of the hair was dyed a reddish tint.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Well-nourished. Slim build. He had long fingernails on both hands and curled eyelashes. He also had sutures in his left upper lip which was still unhealed from a recent injury when he was found. Numerous old scars were also seen on his upper chest, back and legs. Cervical rib on the left side.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Black knit shirt, jeans, a blue elastic belt with the word “jeans” inscribed on it, bikini underwear, and gray leather lace-up dress shoes (size 8).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's body was found in a train coal car while stopped in Eatonton at the Georgia Power Plant. On June 8, 1978, the train was put together in Fariston, Kentucky. It made stops in Corbin, Kentucky, Etowah, Tennessee, before arriving in Atlanta the same day. The train left the following day en route to Camak, Warren County, Georgia. The train arrived in Eatonton on June 10, 1978. It is unknown in which city the male entered the train car.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Putnam County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 706-485-7722
  • Agency Name: Georgia Bureau of Investigations
  • Agency Contact Person: Milledgeville Office
  • Agency Phone Number: 478-445-4173

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 606020178; NCMEC: 1184266
  • NCIC Case Number: U410135690
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4710
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • GBI
  • NCMEC

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    Added: 10/25/07; Last Updated: 9/27/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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