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Case File: 1779UMMO

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Forensic rendition of the decedent by Det. Harry Keeler

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: April 21, 1987
  • Location of Discovery: St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
  • Estimated Date of Death: 6 days to one month prior to discovery
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25-40 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 6'00"
  • Weight: 200 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black, balding with a mustache and beard.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: None noted.
  • Dentals: Available with Dr. James McGivney, DMD / 314-842-5700. A bridge for teeth #4 through #9.
  • Fingerprints: Available with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department / 314-444-5537
  • DNA: Sample available, not yet submitted.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue jacket, blue jeans, black belt, white socks, white thermal underwear bottoms, black jacket, athletic gray high top shoes, and a brass buckle with the words "Job Corps."
  • Jewelry: None noted.
  • Additional Personal Items: None noted.
  • Case History

    The decedent was found floating in the Mississippi River near 1500 South Wharf Street on April 21, 1987.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • Agency Contact Person: Clara Land
  • Agency Phone Number: 573-526-6178
  • Agency Fax Number: 573-526-5577
  • E-Mail 1
  • E-Mail 2

  • Agency Name: St Louis City Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Rose Psara, RN
  • Agency Phone Number: 314-622-4975

  • Agency Case Number: 1987-0795
  • NCIC Case Number: U278525068
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4998
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1623
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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