Author Topic: NORFOLK JOHN DOE: UM, 14-25, found floating in the Elizabeth River - 5 March 2003  (Read 44 times)


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Case File: 2486UMVA
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Unidentified Male
Date of Discovery: March 5, 2003
Location of Discovery: Norfolk, Virginia
Estimated Date of Death: A week prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Unknown

Physical Description
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 14-25 years old
Race: Unknown. An anthropologist stated the remains represent an Asian male, with possible Caucasian racial admixture but other ethnic groups such as Hispanic or Mexican, cannot be ruled out.
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" to 5'8"
Weight: 135 lbs.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: No scars or tattoos were identified. No facial hair.
Dentals: Available.
Fingerprints: Available.
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Black shirt, blue jeans with a brown leather belt with a buckle of a horse depicted on it, blue plaid boxers, black socks, and brown Brahma work boots.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Case History
The victim was found floating in the Elizabeth River near Harbor Park Stadium in Norfolk.

Investigating Agency(s)
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Norfolk Police Department
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 757-441-5610
Agency Name: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Virginia
Agency Contact Person: David Baldwin
Agency Phone Number: 757-683-8366
Agency Case Number: ME: T2003-61942; NCMEC: 1200754
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #2560
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

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