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Case File: 1737UMIN

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: September 3, 1995
  • Location of Discovery: Floyds Knob, Floyd County, Indiana
  • Estimated Date of Death: 4-12 weeks prior to discovery
  • State of Remains: Skeletal Remains
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 32-45 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'7" to 5'10"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Light brown. Light brown facial stubble.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Evidence of knee surgery on the right knee to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament. Right knee has well healed tibial staple that cannot be removed and a femoral staple manufactured by RICHARDS with the designation "CERT 316".
  • Dentals: Available. Missing teeth 1,16,32 not stated in report if antemortem or postmortem loss. 11-15 fixed bridge, P/M w/porcelain occlusals replacing 12 & 14, 15 w/ open occlusal access for RCT. Third molar status: mesioangular impaction # 17, fully formed tooth
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA available in NDIS. nucDNA available at UNT (ref #08-6679.1).
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Levi Strauss blue jeans (34" length, waist size could not be determined but the pants measured 33" in circumference), Honors black short-sleeve button-down shirt with two breast pockets (size medium), white high-top Adidas athletic shoes (right shoe was tied with a double bow knot and the left was untied), and a long-sleeve McGregor hooded windbreaker that was black on the outside and royal blue on the inside (size medium).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    A hunter scouting for deer on September 3, 1995, found the decedent's skeletal remains in a wooded area across from 4533 Old Vincennes Road, off Interstate 64 near U.S. 150 in Floyds Knob. Floyd County is approximately 5 miles from Louisville, Kentucky.

    Investigators believe information obtained fro the skeleton could easily lead to the man's identity if it's seen by people who knew him. The fact that a missing person might not be within the age and height estimates should not rule them out as a possible match.

    He was buried in the Fairview Cemetery in New Albany on November 22, 1995.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Floyd County Police Department (ID)
  • Agency Contact Person: Jeff Topping
  • Agency Phone Number: 812-948-5407
  • Agency Name: Floyd County Coroner's Office (ID)
  • Agency Contact Person: Gregory Balmer
  • Agency Phone Number: 812-987-4655
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 09031995
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #1845
  • Former Hot Case Number: 804
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • The Courier-Journal News Archive

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    Last Updated: 2/29/12 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator


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