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    OR - Coos County, skeletal remains in coast dunes, Oct'10 - Edward Stutesman

    The Coos County Sheriff's and Medical Examiner's offices are investigating what are believed to be human remains found in the Dunes National Recreation area Friday night.
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    A Coos County Sheriff's Office dunes patrol deputy and Sgt. Dave Hermann found the remains again just before 9 a.m. Saturday. The Medical Examiner's Office with the assistance of sheriff's deputies confirmed and recovered the skeletal remains, which appeared to be several years old.

    They are being examined in a lab in hope of identifying them.

    more here

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    5 hours South of Portland on the coast...hhhuuummmmm.

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    Sorry, didn't catch the "appears to be several years old" part.

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    No wallet or other identification has been found

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    ....foul play is not suspected at this juncture, according to Sgt. Pat Downing of the Coos Bay Sheriff’s Office. Investigators have determined the skeleton is that of an adult, Downing said, but its sex is not yet known.

    http://www.registerguard.com/csp/cms...ton-couple.csp
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    If they are skeletal remains then how can they say it wasn't murder? Evidence of murder doesn't always show on the bones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Claudette View Post
    If they are skeletal remains then how can they say it wasn't murder? Evidence of murder doesn't always show on the bones.
    there is a neck bone, I think it is called the hyoid bone, which usually indicates if a victim had been strangled. people who are stabbed often have a mark on bone ditto those who have been shot.

    so if this UID was murdered, it was either none of these methods or none that were revealed on the skeleton itself.

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    I am racking my brain trying to think of missing people in that area and am not coming up with anyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by webrocket View Post
    there is a neck bone, I think it is called the hyoid bone, which usually indicates if a victim had been strangled. people who are stabbed often have a mark on bone ditto those who have been shot.

    so if this UID was murdered, it was either none of these methods or none that were revealed on the skeleton itself.
    Also, the clothing can be revealing. Large blood stains or holes in the clothing from stab wounds or bullet holes would be indicative of homicide. Broken bones or skull fractures would also tell a story.

    The position or location of the bones might provide evidence as well (assuming that animals had not yet scattered them around). Was the skeleton in an unnatural position? Was it hidden in foliage?

    Of course the absence of any of these does not rule-out foul play, but they can still say that "foul play is not suspected at this juncture". They can always revise that comment if they receive additional info.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimster View Post
    I am racking my brain trying to think of missing people in that area and am not coming up with anyone.
    OLD missing- circa 1986
    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/1393dmor.html

    One of my "pet" cases.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimster View Post
    I am racking my brain trying to think of missing people in that area and am not coming up with anyone.
    There aren't very many listed MP's with DLC's from 2003 forward who went missing within 100 miles of Horsfall Beach.

    I found only one from the within 100 miles. Florence is about 50 miles from Horsfall Beach.

    Salvatore Richard Carrozzo

    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...salvatore.html

    Eugene, OR is a little over 100 miles away, and I count six adults from 2003 forward

    If you want to go back to 1996, Daniel Trojanek was from North Bend. That about 5 miles away.

    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/4336dmor.html
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    http://www.theworldlink.com/news/loc...fa3ffe1cd.html

    The remains may be those of a man last seen in the dunes about two years ago. I can't find anyone fitting that description, though.
    <-- Watched one too many Hanna-Barbera "teenage detective" cartoons as a kid.

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    National Recreation Dunes Area have been identified

    Through the use of dental records, a Eugene doctor of osteology helped identify the remains as Edward F. Stutesman, 63.

    There is no indication of foul play.


    http://www.theworldlink.com/news/loc...cc4c03286.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Texas Mist View Post
    Through the use of dental records, a Eugene doctor of osteology helped identify the remains as Edward F. Stutesman, 63.

    There is no indication of foul play.


    http://www.theworldlink.com/news/loc...cc4c03286.html

    While I really hope there was no foul play, I am familiar to this area, and wonder how does one get there without being placed there? I guess walking in? But why? Maybe animal moved, but it was semi intact right? hmmmm pondering......



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