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Case File: 1436UMIL

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: November 9, 1974
  • Location of Discovery: Channahon, Will County, Illinois
  • Estimated Date of Death: 2 years prior
  • State of Remains: Skeletal remains
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 30-40 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 155 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown (advanced decomposition precludes assessment of eye and hair color)
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available. Tooth #2 lost filling; #11 appears to be cementing material 3/4 gold crown anchor for fixed bridge; #16 bony impaction, midcoronal fracture. Extensive dental work a week or two before death.
  • Fingerprints: Not available
  • DNA: Available in CODIS.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Black sweater, blue jeans (size 31), and brown Builtrite work boots (size 9).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    Hunters found the victim's skeletal remains in a creek bed in a partly wooded area adjacent to crop land. This location is also near a motel located on I-55 near I-80.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Will County Coroners Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Gene Sullivan
  • Agency Phone Number: 815-727-8455
  • E-Mail


  • Agency Case Number: ME: UN 74-01
  • NCIC Case Number: U705518046
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #5212
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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    Added: 7/14/09; Last Updated: 10.03.2014 - By: JudyR

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