| ||The Doe Network
Date of Discovery: May 19, 1997
Location of Discovery: Emerald Isle, Carteret County, North Carolina
Estimated Date of Death: 2 to 5 days prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 25-35 years old
Weight: 168 lbs.
Hair Color: Black with a beard.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Dentals: Available. Amalgams: #3 OL; #4 O; #12 O; #13 O; #14 OL; #15 O; #20 MO; #28 O-O; #29 O-O Fractures of buccal surfaces for #5, 6, and 7; fx of #9. Cary of #30 and 31.
Fingerprints: Available - partial.
DNA: Not available. No samples retained.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Black jeans with a rope belt, black shorts, white brief underwear, black sweatshirt with a tiger on the front, long sleeve blue shirt, black shirt of net-like material, and Totes black socks.
Jewelry: A watch was found in the left front pocket.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Clammers in Bogue Sound found the victim floating face down approximately 1.5 miles east of Island Harbor Marina on the south side of the island.
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
Agency Case Number: 97-3042
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #2806
Former Hot Case Number: 1316
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.