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Case File: 2250UMTX

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: November 12, 1965
  • Location of Discovery: Houston, Harris County, Texas
  • Estimated Date of Death: 3 days prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Accidental drowning
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 45-65 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'4" to 5'6"
  • Weight: 130-140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black, short and kinky.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Uncircumcised. Had calcified aortic valvular disease. Cutaneous papilloma on the medial side of his left knee (1 cm in diameter).
  • Dentals: Available. Teeth were natural, but there were many missing and those present were in a poor state of repair.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Tan pants, sweatshirt, faded coat, and one black sock.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's body was found on a northside bank of Ship Channel in the Turning Basin shortly after the channel had been dredged.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
  • Agency Contact Person: MEO ID Unit
  • Agency Phone Number: 713-796-9292
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: ML65-2775
  • NCIC Case Number: U020005650
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4536
  • Former Hot Case Number: 2040
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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