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Case File: 834UMNC

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Victim's ring and boot

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: July 9, 2003
  • Location of Discovery: Apex, Wake County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1 year prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete
  • Cause of Death: Homicide
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 30-50 years old
  • Race: White and/or Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available. Teeth were in relatively poor repair with some mild gum recession. Some teeth showed wear.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available in CODIS.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Brown and blue leather Lejanoeste cowboy boots (size 10.5), brown leather belt (size 37), black jeans, polo shirt (size large), and underwear (size 26).
  • Jewelry: Gold ring with a gold color religious figure on a black background (size 9.5).
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's remains were located at 8809 Old Jenks Road, just off U.S. Road 64. A man marking trees for harvesting saw a shoe, thought it a little unusual and then walked about 20 feet further and discovered a human skull. The victim may have been a migrant worker.

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

  • Agency Name: North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
  • Agency Contact Person: Clyde Gibbs
  • Agency Phone Number: 800-672-7042
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: Wake County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Investigator Keith Lada
  • Agency Phone Number: 919-856-6799
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: FBI - VICAP Unit
  • Agency Contact Person: Crime Analyst Glen W. Wildey, Jr.
  • Agency Phone Number: 703-632-4166
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 03-5795
  • NCIC Case Number: U750005525
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #6270
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • FBI
  • WRAL News Archive

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