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Case File: 1899UMAR

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: September 3, 2003
  • Location of Discovery: El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas
  • Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only. All remains present except for skull, few left and right ribs, and portions of left and right hands.
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 39-45 years old
  • Race: Unknown
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'3"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed callous from a previous complete fracture of the left lateral clavicle.
  • Dentals: Available. Tooth #18 exhibits a perforation in the enamel surface of the disto-lingual cuspid and has unusual wear pattern. Wear is running in a mesio-distal orientation and is found on both the buccal and lingual cusps. Wear extends correspondingly onto the surface of #19 and nearly the entire crown of #19 is missing. Margins appear irregular. #29 exhibits a moderate to high degree of wear and enamel crown is present and intact. #30 exhibits a partial amalgam restoration. Located buccal to the restoration is a large exposed area of the tooth that is absent of enamel and exhibits secondary dentin. Also note is the sign of mild infection, beginning stage of abscess, exhibited by the remodeling of bone present in the inferior margins of the root socket of #22. Extremely poor dentition but did have dental work at some point.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available at UNT (ref #08-7577).
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Inside the comforter was a pair of men's Dickies pants with a belt (Dickie C-475L-2 6ODRAIN 34/30), briefs, T-shirt with "Cancun" on the front, black Hunt Club leather jacket (size 44), multi-colored floral Kelly Reed housecoat (Woman's size 18W), one elastic waistband (size X-large), one Sunbelt (size X-Large), red Summit 2 skirt (size 32), and Jasko uniform pants (size X-large).
  • Jewelry: White metal necklace.
  • Additional Personal Items: Chap stick container located in pocket of jacket. Comforter. Blue comb. Pieces of Styrofoam. A portion of a knife blade. Cash: 2 quarters, a nickel and a penny.
  • Case History

    The victim was found in an abandoned building at 101 East Hillsboro. A construction crew was bulldozing an abandoned building when they found the remains. Reportedly, the building had been vacant since 2002. The remains were thought to be wrapped in a sleeping bag. It appeared that the bulldozer had run over the remains several times.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Union County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 870-864-1903
  • Agency Name: Arkansas State Crime Laboratory
  • Agency Contact Person: Chris Edwards
  • Agency Phone Number: 501-227-5936
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 756-03
  • NCIC Case Number: U000024437
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2846
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1549
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
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