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Case File: 2226UMNV

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: August 9, 1993
  • Location of Discovery: Reno, Washoe County, Nevada
  • Estimated Date of Death: Same day
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Suicide by train
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 40-55 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 195-215 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Unknown. Prominent male pattern baldness.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: A 21 cm well-healed scar on the right upper quad of his abdomen.
  • Dentals: Available. Teeth #7-10 had a four unit fixed bridge made with plastic and gold.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Short sleeved mostly green T-shirt with some red/white/black stripes, blue Jeans, blue/purple/gray striped boxers, blue Field Masters jacket, gray socks, and white or blue tennis shoes with "#5" on the right shoe.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    Witnesses saw the decedent standing on the railroad right of way 50 feet eastof Sierra Street. As the passenger train approached eastbound, the decedent turned and stepped into the train's path.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Washoe County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 775-785-6114

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 0859-93
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2106
  • 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: 8/24/13 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator


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