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Case File: 1937UMNC

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: August 31, 1985
  • Location of Discovery: Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: Same day
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Auto accident
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 30-50 years old
  • Race: White and/or Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'4"
  • Weight: 135 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black, medium length.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Not available. Dental examination not performed.
  • Fingerprints: Available. Henry classification and the primary group is 29/2.
  • DNA: Not available. Sample not retained.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Light blue jeans, plaid shirt with metal snaps, white jockey underwear, and brown cowboy boots.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was a passenger in a fatal vehicle accident that occurred on I-95 near NC 42 interchange in Wilson, North Carolina on August 31, 1985. Both the driver and the victim were migrant farm workers who had been living in a Wilson County migrant camp for the past few months. The victim went by the name "Juan Sanchas Espinosa" and carried identification of the same name but it proved not be his.

    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: 85-6374
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2200
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1653
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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