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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: August 20, 1988
  • Location of Discovery: Unita County, Wyoming
  • Estimated Date of Death: One month prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Homicide
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 63-68 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'7" to 5'9"
  • Weight: 155-175 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: mtDNA available at UNT (ref #12-2481).
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: All clothing was removed except for socks and white jockey shorts.
  • Jewelry: Gold ring (size large) with a black or gray colored oval stone and three diamonds inlaid along one side of stone. Small silver ring with three small stones. Citizens quartz watch.
  • Additional Personal Items: Small pocket knife with two blades and a white handle.
  • Case History

    The victim's partially decomposed body was discovered in an uninhabited desert area in Uinta County, 30 yards from a dirt road and eight tenths of a mile from a paved oil field haul road.

    The victim died from a single blow to the head with a hammer-type object. His hands had been severed with a shotgun and placed in a 10 inch well casing.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Uinta County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 307-789-2860

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 88-8359
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #10332
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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