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Case File: 1817UMVA

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: August 19, 1991
  • Location of Discovery: Richmond, Richmond City County, Virginia
  • Estimated Date of Death: Years prior to discovery
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Homicide
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 40-50 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown.
  • Dentals: Not available. Edentulous.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Sample available - not yet submitted.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown.
  • Jewelry: Unknown.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown.
  • Case History

    The skeletal remains of the victim were found during an excavation of an athletic playing field on West Cary and South Linden Streets. Abandoned row houses had existed on the site and were demolished 7 years prior. The bones appear to be from the time period when houses existed on the site. The remains were buried beside the covered-over basement of one of the old houses.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
  • Agency Contact Person: Brian Spatola
  • Agency Phone Number: 804-786-1033
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: C0427-91
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2230
  • Former Hot Case Number: 2037
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch News Archives

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    Last Updated: 10/28/12 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator

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