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Case File: 1727UMMS

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: January 29, 1987
  • Location of Discovery: Saucier, Harrison County, Mississippi
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1987
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Charred/burned
  • Cause of Death: Homicide - multiple slash wounds to the neck and blunt force trauma.
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 18-30 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: 130 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Thick eyebrows, sideburns, and dark brown chest hair. Short toenails. Slim build. Uncircumcised. Blood type O+.
  • Dentals: Available. Filling or crown present.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available in national CODIS.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Wearing female Chic blue jeans, shirt - possibly a brown pullover, and white athletic socks with blue and red stripes at the top. No shoes.
  • Jewelry: None.
  • Additional Personal Items: None.
  • Case History

    The victim's remains were found in a wooded area of a residential property near the road at 18388 Highway 49 (formerly Route 1 Box 739). He had been murdered then doused with accelerant and burned. A mallet was found near his body.

    He was laid to rest at the Finley Cemetary.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Harrison County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 228-865-4290
  • Agency Name: Harrison County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Kristi Johnson
  • Agency Phone Number: 228-896-0664
  • E-Mail


  • Agency Case Number: LE: 87-04264; ViCAP: 87-MS-12
  • NCIC Case Number: U231579540
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #11594
  • Former Hot Case Number: 2005
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Harrison County Sheriff's Office

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    Added: 2/21/12; Last Updated: 1/13/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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