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Case File: 2456UMIA

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: November 23, 1987
  • Location of Discovery: Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1987
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: Fetus
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: Unknown
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Not available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    An 18-week gestation fetus was found in the Des Moines sewage system.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Polk County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Megan Rausch
  • Agency Phone Number: 515-286-2102

  • Agency Case Number: 10-77-1396
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #10853
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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