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Case File: 407UMTX

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Sketches of Victim Right: Victim's necklace

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: December 1, 2001
  • Location of Discovery: Houston, Harris County, Texas
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1-6 Weeks
  • State of Remains: Moderate decomposition
  • Cause of Death: Heart attack (natural causes)
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 35 - 50 years old
  • Race: Caucasian or Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'4 to 5'6
  • Weight: 120-135 lbs
  • Hair Color: Black, long hair
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Tattoo of a woman's face with long black hair on his upper left arm.
  • Dentals: Available; Only the root tip is present on #20. Severe Perio bone loss.
  • Fingerprints: Not available
  • DNA: Available (mtDNA & nucDNA)
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Brown, lined pants with a black belt, black E.L. Strider tennis shoes size 10, no socks, blue plaid boxer shorts, he was shirtless.
  • Jewelry: Necklace with blue and gold beads and a large bead with "Trust God" hand painted on it.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's decomposed body was found in Buffalo Bayou on December 1, 2001, near the 6700 block of Avenue W. A tugboat crew escorting a barge in the bayou discovered the body. It is not known how long the man was in the water before he was found.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Crime Stoppers
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 713-222-TIPS
  • Agency Name: Houston Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 713-308-3600
  • Agency Name: Harris County Medical Examiner
  • Agency Contact Person: Jennifer Love
  • Agency Phone Number: 713-796-6827
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: HCME: ML01-3824 and HPD: 165521701-G
  • NCIC Case Number: U380004409
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #597
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Click2Houston
  • Houston Chronicle
  • HCTX
  • NamUs

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