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Case File: 892UMNC

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Reconstruction of Victim by Carol Motylinkski

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: March 20, 1980
  • Location of Discovery: Robeson County, North Carolina
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1979-1980
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
  • Cause of Death: Homicide
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 23-35 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: Unknown but described as a slight to medium build.
  • Hair Color: Light brown, long.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available. Teeth #16 and #17 missing ante-mortem. Class I occlusion. Mild periodontal disease. Teeth #2-#5, #12-#15, #18, #19, and #28-#31 had amalgam restorations. All dental work appears to have been done by a single dentist within 1 1/2 years prior to death.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available in NDIS.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: White turtleneck shirt (size 18, chest 34), cotton undershirt (size 38-40), navy blue T-shirt (size 18, chest 34), jeans (W30 X L32), white thermal underwear (size 34-36), briefs (size 30-32), and a white handkerchief.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were located in a wooded area off of US 301, 4 miles north of Rowland. Evidence located at the scene included items from a Ramada Inn located in Lumberton, North Carolina, approximately 10 miles north of the scene.

    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 Case Number: ME: 80-223
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #2179
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • The Robesonian News Archive
  • Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

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