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Case File: 1815UMVA

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: May 22, 1981
  • Location of Discovery: Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City County, Virginia
  • Estimated Date of Death: One year prior to discovery
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 18-35 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'10" to 6'0"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Brown, straight and long.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Deviated septum. Nose biased toward the right.
  • Dentals: Available. Evidence of orthodontic work. #2, 3, 4, 14, 15, 18, and 31 - pit and fissure caries; #16, and 17 - unerupted; #18 and 31 - facial amalgam; #19 and 30 - occlusal amalgam.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Sample available - not yet submitted.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Tan corduroy jeans, tan varsity jacket, gray hooded long sleeve sweater, blue plaid button down shirt, tan & brown long sleeve sports shirt, two pairs of socks, men's briefs (size 32), and tan slip-on shoes (size 11).
  • Jewelry: Unknown.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown.
  • Case History

    The partial skeletal remains of the decedent were found by a U.S. Army parachutist while trekking out of a swamp. The parachutist had gone off course and landed in the swampy area of Seashore State Park.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Tidewater District ME Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Jeffery Gofton
  • Agency Phone Number: 757-683-8366
  • Agency Name: N/A
  • Agency Contact Person: David Baldwin
  • Agency Phone Number: 757-683-8366
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Case Number: T1981-31831
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #6745
  • Former Hot Case Number: 2116
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
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