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Date of Discovery: March 12, 1972
Location of Discovery: Minquadale, New Castle County, Delaware
Estimated Date of Death: 1960-1972
State of Remains: Skeletal remains
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 35-45 years old
Height: 5'6" to 5'8"
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Skeletal findings (refer to NamUs documents: File 72_N_161_ANTHRO.pdf).
Dentals: Available. Large mandibular tori present on lingual of both right and left lower jaw. Evidence of moderate periodontal disease especially around the distal of the lower left 1st molar #19. Skull is at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: None located.
Jewelry: None located.
Additional Personal Items: None located.
Two boys found the decedent's skull on the Christiana River bank behind the Ellis Drive-in Theatre. The boys took the skull to a nearby convenience store and called the police. Investigators found most of the bones near the high-tide line under two rotten sheets of plywood.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Delaware State Medical Examiners Office
Agency Contact Person: Hal Brown
Agency Phone Number: 302-577-3420
Agency Case Number: 72-N-161
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #6235
Former Hot Case Number: 2172
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
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