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Case File: 1929UMNC

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: November 21, 1978
  • Location of Discovery: Johnston County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 45-55 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Prior neurosurgery - 3 surgical clips in the right parietal skull.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available. Hands not recovered.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available at UNT (Ref #11-1875).
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: None located.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was found by a hunter at the edge of a soybean field near Coats Crossroads in Johnston County, North Carolina on November 21, 1978.

    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: 78-871
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #1739
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1618
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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