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Case File: 2048UMNV

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Unidentified Male

  • 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: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 50-60 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: 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 at Washoe County Sheriff's Office.
  • Fingerprints: Available at Washoe County Sheriff's Office.
  • DNA: Not available. Sample not retained.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue denim jacket lined with white fleece, black and gray plaid Pendletonjacket, 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
  • Case History

    The victim 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)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Washoe County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 775-785-6114
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: Reno Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 775-334-2115

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 0205-88
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2114
  • Former Hot Case Number: 718
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Washoe County Coroner's Office

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    Last Updated: 7/13/13 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator

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