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Case File: 1694UMMN

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: September 18, 1996
  • Location of Discovery: Mississippi River, Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1996
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 35-45 years old
  • Race: Asian
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'8" to 5'10"
  • Weight: 180-200 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available with FBI NMPDD (ref# UHRS09-02236-1A).
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Long blue pants, white socks, and blue/white Reebock shoe on right foot (size 10.5).
  • Jewelry: Rumours white metal watch with black rubber/plastic wristband.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The decedent was found in the Mississippi River 50 yards north of the 1st Avenue bridge in the Nicollet Channel.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office (MN)
  • Agency Contact Person: Owen Middleton
  • Agency Phone Number: 612-215-6300
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 1996-2298
  • NCIC Case Number: U97550635 (number missing)
  • NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #761
  • Former Hot Case Number: 891
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Star Tribune: Newspaper of the Twin Cities Archive

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