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Case File 576UMMA

Reconstruction of Victim

Unidentified White Male

Vital Statistics

  • Estimated age: 35 - 40 years old
  • Approximate Height and Weight: 6'1 - 6'5
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: He had brown hair with some gray in it, which was about six or seven inches long, and had a goatee. Thin build.
  • Dentals: Most of his molars were missing on the top and bottom, resulting in a wide space in the middle of his teeth on the bottom.
  • Clothing: He was wearing Maverick blue jeans with a 34-inch waist, Texas Steer black, construction boots, approximately size 12, a blue long sleeve shirt with white stripes, similar to what a mechanic might wear, with a rag in the pocket. He was also wearing a navy blue t-shirt, and size 32 Fruit of the Loom briefs. The boots and blue jeans used to be sold at Kmart stores.
  • DNA: Available

Case History
The victim was murdered and buried in a in a four foot deep grave at a construction site in Methuen, MA. The body was discovered wrapped in a blanket. The land sits at the corner of Pelham Street and Aegean Drive, across the street from the Nabisco plant, in the Marsh Corner neighborhood.
At the time there wasn't much at the location. But it is close to two major highways, and just minutes from the New Hampshire border. The grave is located close to a dirt road that once led right to this spot.
Police think the man might be from another part of the country because of the way he was dressed. Maverick blue jeans and Texas steer black boots, not common clothes in the Boston area. The man had work rags in his pocket, all potential clues to what he did for a living.
There's a possibility he was some kind of mechanic, somebody who worked with his hands. There were some items found on his person that led police to believe a mechanic, a truck driver, maybe a biker.
Since October 2000, police have used DNA and dental records trying to figure out whom the victim is and where he's from. But they've had no luck.

If you have any information about this case please contact:
Massachusetts State Police
Detective Sgt. Barry Brodette
Methuen Police Department

You may remain anonymous when submitting information.

Source Information:
Methuen Police Department
Fox 25

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