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Case File: 1928UMNC

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: August 15, 1978
  • Location of Discovery: Nash County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1 week prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 30-60 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 160 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available. Poor dentation with severe caries.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available at UNT (ref #11-1873).
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Pants.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    Case History The victim was found in a pond on a farm in Nash County 12 miles west of Rocky Mount. He was thought to be a migrant worker observed roughly a week prior walking along the highway who was taken to a migrant camp only to disappear during the night.

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

  • Agency Name: North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
  • Agency Contact Person: Clyde Gibbs
  • Agency Phone Number: 800-672-7042
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 78-591
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #1738
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1322
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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