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Case File: 2408UMMS

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: December 8, 1982
  • Location of Discovery: Moss Point or Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi
  • Estimated Date of Death: Six months to three years prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 18-22 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: 120-170 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed injury on the front of his head which would have left a scar on the left side of his forehead. Most likely left-handed.
  • Dentals: Available. Advanced periodontal disease. Strong overbite and fillings in several teeth.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: A Converse shoe with red trim on the sole (size 7.5) for the right foot (the left shoe was not found), brown slacks 28x30), and a faded Hawaiian-themed sport shirt.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were found in the Dog or Escatawpa River under the eastbound I-10 bridge by divers shortly after the recovery of a little girl's body. The bodies were about 60 yards apart.

    Investigators believe the young man's body was thrown from the bridge.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Pascagoula Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: Det. Darren Versiga
  • Agency Phone Number: 228-938-6682
  • Agency Name: Jackson County Coronerís Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 228-769-3197
  • Agency Name: Mississippi Chief Medical Examiner
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 601-987-1440

  • Agency Case Number: NCMEC: 1219914
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #10451
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • NCMEC
  • Gulf Live Blog Archive

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    Added: 10/11/14; Last Updated: 1/17/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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