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Case File: 2445UMSC

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: May 29, 1983
  • Location of Discovery: Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: 10 to 14 days prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 45-60 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Weight: 185 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black, graying and slightly balding. Approximately 1" in length.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed depressed skull fracture of left forehead (frontal bone) with probable associated scar. Surgical clips or staples present suggesting possible gastric surgery.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: White undershirt and black cotton dress pants. Black leather shoes were recovered underneath and near body. A white button dress shirt with grayish pin-stripes was recovered downstream from the body on the creek bank.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's body was found on a creek bank on the property of the South Carolina State Hospital near Colonial Drive and Harden Street Extension in Columbia.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Richland County Coroners Office
  • Agency Contact Person: William Stevens
  • Agency Phone Number: 803-576-1799

  • Agency Case Number: 83-0264
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #12597
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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    Added: 1/1/15; Last Updated: 1/1/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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