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Case File: 1868UMKY

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: September 1, 1980
  • Location of Discovery: Carrollton, Carroll County, Kentucky
  • Estimated Date of Death: 4-8 months prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
  • Cause of Death: Blunt force trauma to the skull.
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 50-55 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'8 to 5'9"
  • Weight: Unknown but evidence suggests a stocky, muscular build.
  • Hair Color: Brown, light to medium.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Right-handed. Hard of hearing. Suffered from arthritis. Evidence of a previous broken nose, left ankle, and foot. Poorly nourished and/or a drug user.
  • Dentals: Not available. Edentulous.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available with FBI NMPDD.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: None located.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    Partial skeletal remains of the victim were located on September 1, 1980 after flood waters receded on the Ohio River near Carrollton. On November 11, 1980, additional remains were found on the riverbank behind Kentucky Utilities Plant in Ghent. It is believed that both sets of remains may belong to the same individual.

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

  • Agency Name: Carroll County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Amy Burrows-Beckham
  • Agency Phone Number: 502-525-2306 or 502-852-5587
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: Kentucky State Police
  • Agency Contact Person: Lt. Jeff Medley
  • Agency Phone Number: 877-416-1226
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 80-F-26
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #104
  • Former Hot Case Number: 200
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Kentucky State Police

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    Last Updated: 1/15/13 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator


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