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Case File: 1931UMNC

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: November 18, 1979
  • Location of Discovery: Dunn, Sampson County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: 3 months prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 60-99 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Right femur intertrochanteric fracture with stainless steel prosthesis. Osteoporosis - left femur bowed anteriorly.
  • Dentals: Available. No teeth lower jaw.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Sample available - Not yet submitted.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Several pairs of pants - khakis, green pants, and a pair of black, white, and rust houndstooth pants, white long-john type undershirt, green shirt. and a blue baseball cap.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: A portion of some type of blanket.
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were found by a hunter at the edge of the woods near a bean field where migrant workers had been earlier in the season. His remains were spread out over a 25-50 yard area.

    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: 79-800
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #1744
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1312
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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