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Case File: 1794UMOH

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: April 10, 2006
  • Location of Discovery: Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
  • Estimated Date of Death: 6 months prior to discovery
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton (right radius not recovered)
  • Cause of Death: Suicide by gunshot to the head
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 40-60 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Black, curly
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Most likely right-handed. Old fracture of the left wrist and evidence of healed fractures on right ribs (6-7). Arthritic changes in clavicles and some cervical and thoracic spine vertebrae and feet. Forensic Osteological Analysis on file.
  • Dentals: Available. Dental restorations. No mandibular tori. Missing teeth: 32,30,25,24,23,19,17.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA available at UNT (ref# 07-4891).
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Green cloth cargo-style pants (unknown size), dark blue sweatpants with pockets (unknown size), Discus Athletic brand blue hooded sweatshirt (size unknown), Givenchy brand white, blue and green striped shirt (size XXX), Extreme Limit brand thin black T-shirt worn outside jacket (size XL), and two white Fila brand tennis shoes (size 13).
  • Jewelry: Yellow metal chain.
  • Additional Personal Items: A burgundy duffle-type bag with black handles (no label), a shoelace which was tied around his waist, and two empty yellow pouches. A shotgun.
  • Case History

    A local geological team checking a "dig site" of an old historic building at 325 North Paul Lawrence (Laurence) Dunbar Street discovered the remains of a black male.

    A shotgun was found near the body. Autopsy results conclude the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

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

  • Agency Name: Montgomery County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Kenneth Betz
  • Agency Phone Number: 937-225-4156
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 06-1200
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #6696
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1953
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Dayton Daily News Archive
  • WHIOTV.com News Archive

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