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Case File: 2071UMND

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: December 19, 2003
  • Location of Discovery: Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, North Dakota
  • Estimated Date of Death: Hours prior
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 20-50 years old
  • Race: White and/or Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black, wavy and 2" in length with a neatly trimmed black mustache and facial stubble.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Well-healed skin graft to the inner left forearm, approximately 1 by 3 inches.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Available with Grand Forks Police Department.
  • DNA: Sample available - Not yet submitted.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Red jacket, denim down jacket, olive green knit ski hat, belt with red and blue figures, gray pants, black gloves, fleece vest, red pinstripe boxers, shoes, and socks.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: A note in Spanish, basic hygiene articles (comb, toothbrush), and a bus ticket in his pocket.
  • Case History

    The decedent was found in a landfill at Landfill Highway 2 and 69th Street as garbage trucks offloaded. The garbage truck was on commercial route. The decedent had no identification, however the bus ticket found in his pocket led to the bus driver who confirmed he arrived on a late bus from Omaha, Nebraska.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Grand Forks County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 701-780-5000
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 03-050
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #921
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
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