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Case File: 1258UMTX

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: February 13, 1978
  • Location of Discovery: Fresno, Fort Bend County, Texas
  • Estimated Date of Death: 3 to 5 months prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Homicide
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 17-25 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'6" to 5'8"
  • Weight: 130-160 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Right-handed. Slender build.
  • Dentals: Available. Decedent has numerous dental fillings and a partially completed root canal/crown of lower left first molar, which most likely occurred within 12 months of his death. A baby tooth remains in place of the lower right 2nd premolar. The majority of his teeth exhibited signs of decay, and he had a dental abscess that may have caused him discomfort.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: None.
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were located in the woods between Texas 288 and 20 feet east of railroad tracks near Evergreen in Fresno.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
  • Agency Contact Person: MEO ID Unit
  • Agency Phone Number: 1-713-796-9292
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: ME: PA78-0032; NCMEC: 1184340
  • NCIC Case Number: U820022715
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #778
  • Former Hot Case Number: 898
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • HCIFS
  • NCMEC

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    Added: 12/29/07; Last Updated: 9/27/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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