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Case File: 644UMMS

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Artistic rendering of the victim

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: September 3 or 4, 2002
  • Location of Discovery: Petal, Perry County, Mississippi
  • Estimated Date of Death: 3 to 4 months prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25-40 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Weight: 150-160 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Possible fracture to his left hip that occurred a significant time prior to his death.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: White Rockport Prowalker shoes (size 9 1/2 narrow), gray T-shirt, white socks, blue short pants (or blue jean shorts) with cargo pockets, black leather belt with a silver buckle, white sleeveless undershirt, and an outer shirt too deteriorated to describe.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    Someone trimming bushes discovered the victim's skeletal remains on Grady Morgan Cutoff Road in a wooded area approximately 50 feet away from the road in the Indian Springs Community of Petal.

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

  • Agency Name: Perry County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Investigator Jimmy Dale Smith
  • Agency Phone Number: 601-964-8461

  • Agency Case Number: LE: 2002-0523
  • NCIC Case Number: U910003199
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4683
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • National Center for Missing Adults
  • The Hattiesburg American News Archive (2/17/05)

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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 3/14/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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