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Case File: 1802UMOK

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: February 25, 1972
  • Location of Discovery: McAlester, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1969 to 1972
  • State of Remains: Skeletal Remains
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 50-70 years old
  • Race: Black, possibly Native American
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'5" to 5'6"
  • Weight: 109-125 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Unknown but hair analysis in 1972 suggests Black origin.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Old healed fracture of nose extending posteriorly and superiorly from inferior extremity of intranasal suture to cross left nasal bone and frontal process of maxilla to medial margin of left orbital. Complete fusion of C-4 and C-5 with wedging of C-6. Osteoarthritis of lower back and hips. Lower spine immobility. Habitually held head forward and flexed. Right handed. Stocky build.
  • Dentals: Not available. Edentulous.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Sample available - not yet submitted.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Scorched pieces of thin, finely woven, khaki-colored cloth.
  • Jewelry: None located.
  • Additional Personal Items: None located.
  • Case History

    The skeletal remains of the decedent were located by a maintenance crew while burning weeds of right-of-way near a railroad outside McAlester, Oklahoma.

    Skeletal analysis indicates the decedent was a possible manual laborer with lower socioeconomic status.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
  • Agency Contact Person: Sherri Nunziato
  • Agency Phone Number: 405-239-7141
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 72-3214
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #3015
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1389
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
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