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Case File: 2486UMVA

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Artistic rendering of the victim

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: March 5, 2003
  • Location of Discovery: Norfolk, Virginia
  • Estimated Date of Death: A week prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 14-25 years old
  • Race: Unknown. An anthropologist stated the remains represent an Asian male, with possible Caucasian racial admixture but other ethnic groups such as Hispanic or Mexican, cannot be ruled out.
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'6" to 5'8"
  • Weight: 135 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: No scars or tattoos were identified. No facial hair.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Black shirt, blue jeans with a brown leather belt with a buckle of a horse depicted on it, blue plaid boxers, black socks, and brown Brahma work boots.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was found floating in the Elizabeth River near Harbor Park Stadium in Norfolk.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Norfolk Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 757-441-5610
  • Agency Name: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Virginia
  • Agency Contact Person: David Baldwin
  • Agency Phone Number: 757-683-8366

  • Agency Case Number: ME: T2003-61942; NCMEC: 1200754
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2560
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • NCMEC

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    Added: 1/31/15; Last Updated: 1/31/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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