12/13/2018: Case added to theunidentified.org
ESTIMATED YEAR OF DEATH: 1975
STATE: NORTH CAROLINA
HEIGHT: 5'11", estimated
WEIGHT: 150, measured
Found along roadway.Also, a chest and abdominal radiographs are available for comparison.mustache & full beard
possible 1-1 1/2" scar on lower right quadrant; uncircumcised
Fragments of blue denim trousers - type used for Navy issue & carry Seafarer brand name; belt with metal buckle; fragment of white T-shirt
Pro-Keds blue tennis shoe on left foot.
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From The Doe Network:
Cause of death: homicide
Possibly 1" to 1 1/2" scar on the lower right quadrant. Uncircumcised.
Fragments of Seafarer blue denim trousers - type used for Navy issue, belt with a metal buckle, fragment of a white T-shirt, and blue Pro-Keds tennis shoe on the left foot.
The victim was found on September 19, 1975, wrapped in blankets and burning on unpaved rural road 2209, which leads into the Midway Family Campground. It is a dead-end road approximately 500 feet off of US Highway 64 near Interstate 40, east of Statesville.
Most of the body was burned, with the exception of the face. He had been stabbed several times in the head and shot twice.
The remains were later cremated and buried at sea.