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Date of Discovery: January 26, 1997
Location of Discovery: Shenedoah National Park, Warren County, Virginia.
Estimated Date of Death: Several months prior to discovery.
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 28-38 years old
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Dentals: Available. A porcelain fused to metal bridge exists, Teeth #6 and #11 are the abutments and teeth #7, #8, #9, and #10 are pontics.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Samples submitted - tests not complete.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Authentic Mountain Tex short sleeve tan shirt (size L), tan pants with legs that zip-off, 29" black synthetic belt, green socks, red/green/white bandana in a pants pocket, and Raichle brown tongueless hiking boots (size 11 1/2).
Jewelry: None listed.
Additional Personal Items: None listed.
A hiker found the skeletal remains of the decedent in a heavily wooded area of the Shenedoah National Park, about 10 miles south of Front Royal. The remains were approximately 150 yards off of the Appalachian Trail near Hogwallow.
No campsite, camping gear, or other personal belongings were located near
the discovery. Park representatives stated that there were no open investigations for missing persons or abandoned vehicles.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Northern District ME Office
Agency Contact Person: Shane Chittenden
Agency Phone Number: 703-530-2600
Agency Name: N/A
Agency Contact Person: David Baldwin
Agency Phone Number: 757-683-8366
Agency Case Number: N1997-41248
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #6303
Former Hot Case Number: 2036
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Richmond Times-Dispatch - January 29, 1997