Artistic rendering of the victim
Date of Discovery: 1991 (exact date unknown)
Location of Discovery: Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
Estimated Date of Death: A few days prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
Cause of Death: Unknown
Estimated Age: 35-45 years old
Race: Asian, possibly North Korean
Height: 5'5" to 5'7"
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Dentals: Available. He had dental fillings.
Fingerprints: Not Available
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The victim's remains were recovered from the Mississippi River near Buras, Louisiana. A noose was around his neck.
Although authorities think the man was a Korean crew member on a ship, the clay reconstruction of his skull was not similar enough to a photo of the missing seaman to make a positive identification.
Agency Name: Plaquemines Parish Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Ginesse Listi
Agency Phone Number: 504-398-1100
Agency E-Mail: glisti1(at)lsu.edu
Agency Case Number: LSU 91-06
NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 14650
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Added: 7/22/00; Last Updated: 2/27/16
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