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349UMMD - Unidentified Male

Reconstructions of the victim. To view a postmortem photo, please click here.

Date of Discovery: January 9, 1987
Location of Discovery: Abingdon, Harford County, Maryland
Estimated Date of Death: Days prior
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 20-30 years old
Race: Asian
Sex: Male
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 134 lbs.
Hair Color: Black hair, straight, approximately 3 inches in length.
Eye Color: Brown.
Distinguishing Marks/Features: A 1/2 inch scar on upper lip, top of head has 4 old, healed scars. Some moles/freckles on face.


Dentals: Available. All 32 teeth intact with no restoration. Teeth were heavily stained. Possible indication of heavy tobacco use or the Asian practice of ohaguro, which involved staining the teeth black for cosmetic purposes or to prevent cavities.
Fingerprints: Available.
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Nylon Izod swim trunks, maroon and white in color, with a blue stripe, with a brown liner.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Body found with rope, clear plastic and a tulip design bed sheet

Circumstances of Discovery

The victim was located on route #24, prior to the road opening, lying by the side of the road.

He was tightly bound in fetal position with rope and wrapped in clear plastic, then wrapped in a tulip design bed sheet.

The case has been previously submitted to different Asian papers.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Harford SO
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 443-409-3503
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 87-90

Agency Name: Harford County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 410-836-5437
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 87-539

Agency Name: Maryland State Police/MD Center for Missing
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 410-290-1620
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Unknown

NCIC Case Number: U229391555
NamUs Case Number: 1863

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 11/23/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information may be estimated.

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