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Forensic rendering of victim
Date of Discovery: January 12, 2000
Location of Discovery: Vernon County, Missouri
Estimated Date of Death: 3-15 years prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 26-36 years old
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Dentals: Available. Unique root morphology on tooth #17. MO amalgam in tooth #19. Tooth #8 and #15 crowns are present but fractured and listed as "no data" in NCIC coding format. Numerous teeth missing postmortem.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available with UNT. Ref #07-5441.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: None located.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The skeletal remains of the victim were located in a wooded area southeast of Nevada, Missouri.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Vernon County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Sheriff Ron Peckman
Agency Phone Number: 417-448-5555
Agency Name: Vernon County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: David Ferry
Agency Phone Number: 417-667-3322
Agency Name: Missouri State Highway Patrol
Agency Contact Person: Corporal Brad Bearden
Agency Phone Number: 417-359-1502
Agency Name: LSU FACES Lab
Agency Contact Person: Helen Bouzon or Nicole Harris
Agency Phone Number: 225-578-4761 or 225-578-3750
Agency Case Number: ME: 10232053; LSU FACES Lab: 09-23
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #8023
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
LSU FACES Lab
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