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Case File: 231UMMS

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Artistic rendering of the victim; Victim's shirt and belt

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: June 16, 1996
  • Location of Discovery: Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1 month to a year prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 40-60 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'3" to 5'6"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Possibly brown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed fractures were noted on right ribs 7, 8, 9. Healed fracture to the hyoid. Partially healed fracture to right rib #6.
  • Dentals: Available. Most of his teeth were missing. Amalgam fillings noted on the occlusal surfaces of teeth #5 & #31. Tooth #31 also has a small amalgam filling on the buccal surface. Unfilled caries noted on teeth #13 and #32. Teeth #4 & #20 showed some alveolar resorption with both teeth not present - unknown if antemortem or postmortem loss.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Black denim pants, gray long sleeved cotton T-shirt with the number "12" printed on the front and back as well as on both sleeves, blue jean jacket, gray jogging suit, blue jean cut-off shorts, a brown leather belt (size small) with woven silver lining with "We shall rise again" on it with 2 Confederate flags as well as "Save our flag boys" printed twice and the name "ED" etched on the back of the silver belt buckle, and Reebok pump tennis-shoes. Leather knife sheath attaches to the belt.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Prescription glasses (left side only).
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were found in a wooded area behind the Truckers Welcome Center on 4825 Jamestown Road in Moss Point.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: LSU Faces Lab
  • Agency Contact Person: Teresa Wilson or Maria Allaire
  • Agency Phone Number: 225-578-4761

  • Agency Case Number: LSU 98-21
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #869
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • LSU Faces Lab

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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 3/13/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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