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Date of Discovery: July 16, 2007
Location of Discovery: Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama
Estimated Date of Death: February 2007
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
Cause of Death: Homicide
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 18-99 years old
Weight: 150 lbs.
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Wire from oculoplastic reconstruction, inferior rim of left orbit.
Dentals: Available. 14 teeth recovered.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Samples submitted - Tests not complete.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: A sleeveless navy vest jacket (size 3 XL) that zipped all the way up in front. Right and left pockets on the jacket have zippers. The pockets were empty. Written on the left breast is a logo.
Additional Personal Items: Eyeglasses with silvery metal rims and posts. The lenses magnify (correct far sightedness).
Investigators, acting on an anonymous tip, located the skeletal remains of a man beaten to death in February 2007, in the 2000 block of Vanderbilt Road in Birmingham. He had been buried in shallow grave behind an abandoned textile business near train tracks.
The assailants reported that the decedent was black and that they disposed of his identification. They also stated that the decedent had ridden a train from Texas. The victim was most likely a transient.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Jefferson County Medical Examiner's Office (AL)
Agency Contact Person: Gregory Davis
Agency Phone Number: 205-930-3603
Agency Case Number: 2007-0932
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #578
Former Hot Case Number: 1568
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
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