Author Topic: UINTA COUNTY JOHN DOE: WM, 63-68 - Found in desert area in Uinta County, WY - Aug 20, 1988  (Read 108 times)

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https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/10332

The partially decomposed body of an unidenfied male 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.  Victim died from a single blow to the head with a hammer type object.

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victim's personal effects.

Gold ring large-size, black or gray colored oval stone.  Three diamonds inlaid along one side of stone.  Small silver ring with three small stones.  Citizens brand quartz watch.  Small pocket knife, two blades with white handle.

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http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/2130umwy.html



Date of Discovery: August 20, 1988
Location of Discovery: Uinita County, Wyoming
Estimated Date of Death: 1 month prior
State of Remains: Decomposed
Cause of Death: Homicide by blunt-force trauma to the head

Physical Description
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

Identifiers
Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Available
DNA: Available

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.

Circumstances of Discovery

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)
Agency Name: Uinta County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 307-789-2860
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 88-8359
NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 10332

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