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Computer-enhanced facial reconstructions; Medallion adhered to victim's skull.
Date of Discovery: July 22, 2007
Location of Discovery: Titus, Elmore County, Alabama
Estimated Date of Death: 1950 to 2007
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 30-40 years old
Race: Possibly Black. Has a mixture of race characteristics, therefore, cannot rule out White, Hispanic or Native American.
Height: 5'0" to 5'7"
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed trauma to the nose, sternum, and left ribs (#3,5 & 6). Separation of sternal body between the 4th and 5th costal notches, no callus noted. Improperly healed trauma over an unknown period of time noted. Thin to medium build.
Dentals: Available. Porcelain crown noted on tooth #23. Amalgam fillings noted on teeth #3(OL), 5(O), 14(OL), 19(OM) and 18(O). Teeth #1,16 & 32 not seen, may be antemortem loss or congenital absence.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Available at the State Lab.
Clothing & Personal Items
Additional Personal Items: None.
The victim's partial skeletal remains were found wrapped in a 6-by-8-foot green tarp secured by 72 feet of rope and buried on private property 40 feet from the Coosa River at 308 Galdis Road. The landowner, who has rarely visited the property since 1991, found the remains while gardening. There was evidence that lime had been placed around the burial site to mask the smell.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences
Agency Contact Person: Scott Belton
Agency Phone Number: 334-242-3093 ext 236
Agency Name: Elmore County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 334-567-5546
Agency Case Number: ME: 07MM00618; LSU 07-36
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #5011
Former Hot Case Number: 1686 (and duplicate of 663UFAL)
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
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