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Case File: 1940UMNC

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: December 9, 1986
  • Location of Discovery: Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 45-60 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Extreme curvature of the right fifth metacarpal with damage to the right hamate indicating a possible right hand injury. Compression of the eighth thoracic vertebra indicates possible falling injury with disc herniation. Healed fractures noted on right third and fourth robs and the left eleven and twelve ribs.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Sample available - Not yet submitted.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Pullover knit shirt with stayed collar and partial opening in front with button, large check plaid pants with a dark belt, and tan colored lace shoes with leather soles.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's remains were found in a wooded area some distance from the roadway near Peach Orchard Road near I-85.

    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: 98-6932
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2236
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1814
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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