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Case File: 1740UMIL

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: July 30, 1980
  • Location of Discovery: Lockport, Will County, Illinois
  • Estimated Date of Death: 7 days prior
  • State of Remains: Decomposed
  • Cause of Death: Shot to death
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 35-50 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Weight: 175 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Light brown to blond, 2" long.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Protruding jaw. Heavy smoker. Long, narrow feet.
  • Dentals: X-rays available in NCIC. Teeth 1 through 16 not recorded. Teeth 24 and 23 most likely lost at time of death. Tooth 30 had an occlusal surface restored.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available at UNT (Ref #09-0960). DNA is not in NDIS.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue work pants, green T-shirt, wool socks, and one house slipper.
  • Jewelry: None noted.
  • Additional Personal Items: Peterbilt keys indicating he may have been a semi, garbage, or fuel truck driver.
  • Case History

    The decedent was found 1.5 miles south of Division Street in Lockport. He had been shot in the abdomen with shotgun and shot three other times with a handgun. He was then boxed into a crate and dropped into the Greater Area Sanitary and Shipping Canal.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Will County Coroner's Office (IL)
  • Agency Contact Person: Gene Sullivan
  • Agency Phone Number: 815-727-8455
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: UN 80-01
  • NCIC Case Number: U510025997
  • NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #5213
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1775
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
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    Last Updated: 7/27/13 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator


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