The Doe Network:
Case File 202UMLA

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Reconstruction of Victim

Unidentified White Male


Vital Statistics


Case History
The victim was located in tall grass alongside LA 641 in St. James Parish, but the body contained no identification.
Carl Horne, also known as Kurt Kussman pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of the unidentified drifter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Horne, originally from Florida, claimed responsibility for the slaying after he was accused of armed robbery by authorities in Austin, Texas. Horne and his victim, believed to be from Alabama, were hitchhiking through St. James Parish when Horne allegedly stabbed him to death. Horne allegedly also took the victims wallet.


Investigators
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

  • Agency Name: LSU FACES Lab
  • Agency Contact Person: Dr. Ginesse Listi
  • Agency Phone Number: 225-578-3906
  • E-Mail

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    St. James Parish Sheriff's Office
    Criminal Investigation Unit
    225-562-2377

    LSU Case Number:
    85-20

    SJPSO Case Number:
    12-051-85

    Source Information:
    LSU FACES Lab
    NamUs


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