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Case File: 1954UMNC

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Unidentified Male

  • 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
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25-35 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 6'0"
  • 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
  • Case History

    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.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • 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: 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.

    Information Source(s)
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