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Case File: 1944UMNC

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: August 29, 1991
  • Location of Discovery: Durham, Durham County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: 2 weeks prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: Newborn
  • Race: Unknown
  • Gender: Unknown
  • Height: 19" long
  • Weight: 3 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Not available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Samples submitted - Tests not complete.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: None
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The body of a newborn was located in the crawlspace underneath a house at 317 E. Pilot Street in Durham, North Carolina, on August 29, 1991. The body was wrapped in a local newspaper dated August 9, 1991.

    Please note: all cases in which the gender of the victim is unknown are assigned and filed as male.

    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: 91-776
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2645
  • Former Hot Case Number: 486
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • NC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

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    Last Updated: 3/8/13 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator

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