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Artistic renderings of the victim; Victim's tattoo
Date of Discovery: May 22, 2003
Location of Discovery: Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee
Estimated Date of Death: 2-4 days prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 15-22 years old
Height: 5'1" to 5'3"
Weight: 135-140 lbs.
Hair Color: Black, short.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Two homemade tattoos of "UL" on the back of his left hand in the web near the thumb and "JOE" and some unidentifiable writing on his right forearm, palm side. Healed fracture of his nose and a healing fracture to his big right toe.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Available in CODIS.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: A black short sleeve shirt with the letter "Z" and a Starter Brand logo symbol on the front, brown corduroy pants, black web belt, brown socks, white Nike shoes with blue accents and blue and white soles with the words "Flight" written on the side.
Additional Personal Items: A red BIC lighter in his pocket.
The body of a male was found in the Nonconnah Creek under a bridge near I-240 and Getwell Road in Memphis.
An anthropological assessment of his bones showed that he may have had poor nutrition or chronic sickness during childhood, and he may have been a migrant worker who grew up outside of the United States.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Memphis Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Missing Persons Unit
Agency Phone Number: 901-636-3300
Agency Name: Shelby County Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 901-544-7200
Agency Case Number: ME: 2003-2015; NCMEC: 1106240
NCIC Case Number: U000019346
NamUs Case Number: UP #300
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.