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Artistic rendering and clothing of the victim (mouse over image to enlarge)
Date of Discovery: November 10, 1988
Location of Discovery: Ruther Glen, Caroline County, Virginia
Estimated Date of Death: 2 months to one year prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 17-25 years old
Height: 5'3" to 5'7"
Weight: 135 lbs.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Congenital absence of a left transverse process on a lumbar vertebra. Wide nose and a thin build, as determined by the anthropology exam.
Dentals: Available. No restorations noted in teeth recovered; some teeth missing post-mortem. All four third molars extracted. The teeth could have been extracted earlier in life or congenitally absent.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available - Insufficient DNA for profiling.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Blue and gray TRAX short sleeved V-neck T-Shirt (boys size Large), blue Rustler denim jeans with folded cuffs to shorten the length (30x28; style # 89681), and red and black cowboy boots (size 8½ D) with minimal wear, appearing new.
Additional Personal Items: All of his personal effects are related to the Hispanic culture.
The victim's skeletal remains were found in a wooded area along I-95 near the Ladysmith Road exit or 112 mile marker. He was found with the skeletal remains of a another male. Forensic testing has suggested both males are paternally related, possibly a parent-child relationship, but their specific relationship is unknown.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Agency Contact Person: Kevin Whaley
Agency Phone Number: 1-804-786-3174
Agency Name: Virginia State Police
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 1-804-553-3444
Agency Case Number: ME: C1988-13135 or C113135/657-88; NCMEC: 1184371
NCIC Case Number: U510231589
NamUs Case Number: UP #6301
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.