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Case File: 1873UMKY

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: April 29 or 30, 1992
  • Location of Discovery: Logan County, Kentucky
  • Estimated Date of Death: Weeks prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Homicide - Single gunshot wound to the heart
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 20-40 years old
  • Race: Hispanic or Native American
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'5" to 5'7"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Black, straight with 1/2" long facial hair.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Right kidney absent possibly due to a birth defect.
  • Dentals: Available. Temporary acrylic Crowns noted for teeth #7, #8, and #10. Tooth #14 had a temporary filling.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA are available with UNT (ref #08-7698).
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Multicolored short sleeved knit shirt and yellow sweatpants.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    A paint crew working on a farm owned by an out of town resident discovered the remains of the victim under a tarp in a trash pile behind an abandoned farmhouse. The property is located about a quarter of a mile from Keysburg near County Highway 102.

    The victim is buried in Maple Grove Cemetery. Some articles indicate that the victim was found on May 31, 1992.

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

  • Agency Name: Logan County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Amy Burrows-Beckham
  • Agency Phone Number: 270-755-2175 or 502-852-5587
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: ME-92-329
  • NCIC Case Number: U563662781
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #94
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1099
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Courier-Journal News Archive
  • The News-Democrat & Leader Archive

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