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2048UMNV - Unidentified Male

Sketch of the decedent. To view post-mortem photos of the victim please click Photo 1 and Photo 2

Date of Discovery: February 29, 1988
Location of Discovery: Reno, Washoe County, Nevada
Estimated Date of Death: Weeks prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Mummified
Cause of Death: Undetermined

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 50-60 years old
Race: White
Sex: Male
Height: 5'5" to 5'7"
Weight: 154 lbs.
Hair Color: White, 2 1/4 inches in length with a full white beard and mustache.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Available.
Fingerprints: Available.
DNA: Not available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Blue denim jacket lined with white fleece, black and gray plaid Pendleton jacket, red/blue/tan Jewels Gilette Men's Wear sport coat, brown sweater, brown and orange Mervins Men's Collection western style plaid shirt, Sedgefield blue jeans, maroon Nike swim trunks, brown and white Stapt and Co. sweater, gray Spruce sweatshirt, brown Nocona cowboy boots.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The decedent was located in a ravine 500 yards northwest of Hemlock Way and Glen Echo Lane in Reno. He was fully clothed and showed no signs of trauma.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Washoe County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 775-785-6114
Agency E-Mail: dtrettel(at)
Agency Case Number: 0205-88

Agency Name: Reno Police Department
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 775-334-2115
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Unknown

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 2114

Information Source(s)

Washoe County Coroner

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2013; Last Updated: 11/22/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information may be estimated.

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