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Case File: 1552UMWI

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Reconstruction of victim; Victim's shoes

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: October 11, 1979
  • Location of Discovery: East Troy, Walworth County, Wisconsin
  • Estimated Date of Death: 4 months prior
  • State of Remains: Skeletal
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 20-35 years old
  • Race: Unknown, but ruled out as Black.
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'4" to 5'7"
  • Weight: 135-150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black or dark brown, about 4" long and slightly curly.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: White sleeveless muscle-type T-shirt (size medium 38-40), chord-type tan Campus Concept No. 2 pants (size 30-34) with no belt loops and an adjustable waist clasp on each side of pants with a zipper fly, white sweat socks, jockey Fruit of the Loom underwear (size 30), unique brown wedge loafer-style shoes with a thick heel and heavy wear on each heel.
  • Jewelry: None.
  • Additional Personal Items: None.
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were located in a cornfield near the Village of East Troy.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Walworth County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 262-741-4499
  • Agency Name: Walworth County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Captain Dana Nigbor
  • Agency Phone Number: 262-741-4499

  • Agency Case Number: 79-012340
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #12012
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Wisconsin Department of Justice - Missing Persons Clearinghouse

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    Added: 10/24/10; Last Updated: 12/31/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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