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Case File: 1953UMNC

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: March 25, 1996
  • Location of Discovery: Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1 day prior
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25-35 years old
  • Race: White and/or Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'3"
  • Weight: 147 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black with a mustache and beard.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Scar on lower chest (1/2" long). Old scar on inner thigh.
  • Dentals: Available. Many caries and a bridge from #6 to #10.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available. Samples not retained.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Flannel shirt, black jeans, black sweats, and a black cap with initials "G.R."
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: 58 cents.
  • Case History

    The victim was found lying below the railroad trestle near North Street and the Pine State Dairy Plant. Investigators believe he may have been trying to get on or off the 1700 train the night before when his clothing becoming entangled. Identification located on his body proved to be fake.

    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: 96-2552
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2795
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1614
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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