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Case File: 1781UMMO

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: March 7, 1992
  • Location of Discovery: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1989-1992
  • State of Remains: Skeletal Remains
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by stabbing
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 15-35 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'7" to 5'10" (most likely 5'9" with a small build).
  • Weight: 145 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blond or brown, straight and about 2" long.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed fracture to his right forearm suggesting he sustained an injury earlier in life.
  • Dentals: Available. Good dental care, crooked teeth on the right upper side. All four second molars contain restorations. Upper teeth slightly flattened. Located with Dr. James McGivney, DDS / (314) 842-5700.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA are available at UNT. Ref #F2799.2-.4.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Black rain coat, pink shirt, striped Fruit of the Loom boxers (size 30-32), blue jeans, white socks, white T-shirt found in a pocket was embossed with the logo "Myrtle Beach," shoe insole size 8 1/2 to 9.
  • Jewelry: None noted.
  • Additional Personal Items: None noted.
  • Case History

    The skeletonized remains of a white male were found in a vacant, burned out business at 4246 Olive in St. Louis, by workers removing gas service. The ribs showed signs of being stabbed. The remains have been exhumed once for DNA and the skull was not found in the casket. The casket had been damaged.

    Initially, the remains were believed to possibly have been those of a black male, aged up to 45 years old.

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

  • Agency Name: St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department / Homicide Division
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Thomas Carroll
  • Agency Phone Number: 314-444-5818
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: St Louis City Medical Examiner'ss Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Rose Psara, RN
  • Agency Phone Number: 314-622-4975

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 1992-0475; NCMEC: 1107687
  • NCIC Case Number: U810004706
  • NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #7385
  • Former Hot Case Number: 801
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

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