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Case File: 1949UMNC

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: March 11, 1994
  • Location of Discovery: Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: 5 days prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 60-70 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 57
  • Weight: 130 lbs.
  • Hair Color: White, long with a long white beard and mustache.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Mole on upper left lip. Eczema or contact dermatitis on hands. Emphysema.
  • Dentals: Not available. Edentulous.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available. No sample retained.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Three heavy topcoats, five layers of shirt material, pants, heavy socks, and leather, laced field boots. ; No underclothes.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was found in an open-wooded lot behind the BB&T bank by a surveyor. He was known to be homeless and had been sleeping in the woods for approximately 2 years. He had never been a patron of the local homeless shelter which had been in operation for the previous 4 to 5 years. Many attempts were made locally to identify this man. He had close to $3,000 in varying denominations packed in plastic bags hidden in the lining and pockets of his topcoats.

    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: 94-4142
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2790
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1607
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
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    Last Updated: 6/23/13 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator


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