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1649UMMN - Unidentified Male

Shoes similar to what was worn by the decedent.

Date of Discovery: April 5, 1987
Location of Discovery: South St. Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota
Estimated Date of Death: 2 weeks to 6 months
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Undetermined

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 20-40+ years old
Race: Most likely White or Black with a light complextion.
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 170 lbs.
Hair Color: Black. 1-2 inches and tightly curled. Black goatee, may have had a full beard.
Eye Color: Possibly brown. Decomposition caused analysis of eye color to be difficult.
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Available. dental records indicate the decedent may be upwards of 40 years old.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Green nylon jacket, green T-shirt, a light colored shirt, and blue jeans with waist 30-32". 2 black army fatigue boots.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: A bible track from Spiritual Life Ministries was found in the back pocket of his jeans.

Circumstances of Discovery

The decedent was found in the Mississippi River approximately 300 yards north of the I-494 bridge on April 5, 1987.

He was located near the Amour Meat Packing Complex, which has since been replaced by other businesses.

X-Rays were taken of his head, chest and pelvis but did not reveal any trauma.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Lindsey Thomas
Agency Phone Number: 651-480-4253
Agency E-Mail: [email protected]
Agency Case Number: DC87-82

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number:

Information Source(s)

NCIC Dental Report

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 1/11/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information may be estimated.

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