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Case File: 2285UMNV

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: September 4, 2001
  • Location of Discovery: Wendover, Elko County, Nevada
  • Estimated Date of Death: One day prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Dehydration and exposure/Congenital heart defect
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 16-30 years old
  • Race: Unknown, possibly white.
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'11" to 6'0"
  • Weight: 111 lbs., emaciated build.
  • Hair Color: Dark brown to black, straight and closely shorn with a short dark brown or black mustache and beard.
  • Eye Color: Dark, unknown color.
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: White Hanes briefs with seams re-sewn with blue thread.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    Railroad personnel checking tracks discovered the victim's body in the desert near railroad tracks four miles south of Wendover in rural Elko County. Railroad employees observed the victim wandering near the tracks the day prior. No signs of trauma were noted.

    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: 775-738-8936
  • Agency Name: Elko County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Nevada Division of Investigation
  • Agency Phone Number: 775-777-2501
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 0814-01-A-ELK
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #7789
  • 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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