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Case File: 1718UMUT

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: February 12, 1983
  • Location of Discovery: Moab, Grand County, Utah
  • Estimated Date of Death: Approximately two months prior to discovery
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial remains with soft tissues
  • Cause of Death: Gunshot wound to the back of the head
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 18-25 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'5" to 5'9"
  • Weight: 132-152 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Light brown, slightly curled with blond eyelashes, eyebrows and beard stubble.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown.
  • Dentals: X-rays are available. Teeth #1,16,17 and 32 impacted. All dental x-rays should be at the Utah Medical Examiners office. Dental notes state individual's dental put him 1 to 2 yrs from 20 years of age.
  • Fingerprints: Available. RT: AA TT 07 PM PM; LT: AA 01 07 10 13.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available with UNT (ref #11-1131.1).
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue jeans (nothing in the pockets), white socks, white baseball cap, and a Van Hussen light blue or lavender colored shirt. No shoes were found.
  • Jewelry: Unknown.
  • Additional Personal Items: Partial pack of Camel brand cigarettes.
  • Case History

    A rancher hiking in the Arches National Park found the decedent's remains.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: N/A
  • Agency Contact Person: Gina McNeil
  • Agency Phone Number: N/A
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: Grand County Sheriff's Office (UT)
  • Agency Contact Person:N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 435-259-8115

  • Agency Case Number: 156-83
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #8196
  • Former Hot Case Number: 2399
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Deseret News Archive

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