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Hot Cases

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Hot Cases are cases of unidentified persons located 2009 or later, or missing persons missing since 2003 or later. These cases are profiled at Law Enforcement's or Medical Examiner's request only.

Unidentified Persons

1676UMNC
The remains of a black man were found in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2009. He may have gone by the name "T-Bone" and may have had a speech impediment.

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2228UMAB
The remains of a white man were found in Cochrane, Alberta, Canada in 2012. He had previously broken his nose.

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1839UMFL
The remains of a black man were found in Wimauma, Florida in 2012. He may have been homeless and possibly gone by the street name "Can Man."

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1638UMPA
The remains of a white and/or Hispanic man were found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2011. He previously had surgery on both knees and left shoulder. He wore his hair in a long ponytail.

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1677UMMI
The remains of an Asian, Hispanic, or Native American man were found on a Lake Michigan beach in Covert Township, Michigan in 2010. He may have been from Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, or Illinois.

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Missing Persons

Jeffrey Wayne Nelson - 4784DMLA
Jeffrey Wayne Nelson disappeared on September 10, 2009 from Berwick, Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana, at the age of 46.

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Earnest Edward Frances - 4786DMWV
Earnest Edward Frances disappeared on May 4, 2011 from New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia, at the age of 32.

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NOTE: All Hot Cases are included in the chronological and geographical index of the Unidentified and Missing
To submit a Hot Case case, please use our Unidentified Remains Intake Form or Missing Persons' Intake Form.

For assistance or to report an update or error regarding a current Hot Case, please contact Unidentified Persons Coordinator Dawn Duke or Missing Persons Coordinator Becky Roberts

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