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Reconstructed images of the victim
Date of Discovery: January 14, 1977
Location of Discovery: Macon County, Alabama
Estimated Date of Death: 16 months prior
State of Remains: Skeletal
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 20-25 years old
Height: 5'9" to 6'0"
Weight: 135-155 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark brown, 3 to 4 inches in length.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Dentals: Available. Partial upper denture and a prosthetic upper right lateral incisor tooth.
DNA: Available in CODIS.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Faded Glory blue jeans with pockets in the front only and three brass-colored buttons on the front waistband which spelled out Faded Glory, grayish pullover sweater with a round collar and 3/4 length sleeves, blue socks, and brown Oxford-style shoes (size 8 1/2 to 9). His shoes had visible splatters of paint on them.
Additional Personal Items: His pockets had no belongings.
The victim's skeletal remains were located near I-85 on Wire Road. He was found sitting under a tree about 103 feet from the roadway.
Police believe the man may have been waiting for a ride and may have died from a snake bite or had a heart attack while sitting under the tree. There was no blood on his clothes or markings on the bones to indicate foul play.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Alabama Department Of Forensic Sciences
Agency Contact Person: Dr. Marie Herrmann
Agency Phone Number: 334-242-3093
Agency Case Number: N/A
NCIC Case Number: U510945540
NamUs Case Number: Not listed
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences
Opelika-Auburn News Archive (January 20, 1977)