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Case File 1546UMMI

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Reconstruction of Victim by Sarah Krebs

Unidentified Black Male

Vital Statistics

  • Estimated age: 30-45 years old
  • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'6-6'0".
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Nose may have shown signs of past injury (may have had a "bend" to the left. Old well-healed fracture of the right side of the nose, old-well healed injury to anterior right 1st and 2nd ribs. Old well-healed fracture of the 2nd left rib approx. 5mm lateral to the sternal end. Bone plaque may have resulted as a part of a disease process. Pleural (lung) disease is a possibility.
  • Clothing: Black short sleeved button up shirt with a dramatic "Chinese dragon" design on the front and back, it appears he only buttoned the lower two buttons. Trousers (poorly preserved). Black sandals with no socks-indicating he may have died during a warmer month. Black leather belt with a silver buckle.
  • Dentals: Available. Poor dental hygiene.

Case History
The victim was wrapped in a comforter or blanket, tied with a electrical cord and partially buried in a shallow grave in a back alley behind 7401 Mansfield Street in Detroit. He was a victim of homicide. His death may be drug-related.

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Wayne County Medical Examiners Office

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