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    OR - Klamath Co., WhtMale 1306UMOR, 25-40, in woods, denim jacket, Apr'03

    DoeNetwork #1306umor
    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/1306umor.html
    https://identifyus.org/cases/8265


    Unidentified white male
    Est. Date of Death: 2 years prior
    Skeletal remains
    Est age: 25-40
    Approx height: 71"
    Robust nature of remains indicates a muscular adult male
    No clothing
    Dentals: 28O=crown missing, 30C= silver/steel crown
    Victim was found in a wooded area.

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    I grew up in Klamath County so this one caught my eye. I've never seen the description of "robust" based on skeletal remains. I knew there was such a thing as big-boned!

    Here are my Oregon possibles. The southern end of the county is on the California border, so that direction is another possibility.


    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/f/frick_steven.html

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

    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/l/larsen_gary.html

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

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fairy1 View Post
    ... I've never seen the description of "robust" based on skeletal remains. I knew there was such a thing as big-boned!
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    When they say "Robust", they are probably looking at the places on the bones where the tendons attach. On a muscular person, those attachment sites are more prominent.

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    Harold William Galvis
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...is_harold.html


    Dates, age, size, etc. all match.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CherBearSTL View Post
    Harold William Galvis
    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...is_harold.html


    Dates, age, size, etc. all match.

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    I think that one is worth sending in!

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    It's about 660 miles from where he was last seen to where the remains were located:

    Salt Lake, UT to Klamath, OR - Google Maps
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimster View Post
    It's about 660 miles from where he was last seen to where the remains were located:

    Salt Lake, UT to Klamath, OR - Google Maps
    Yes, a little far, bit I couldn't excuse the remarkable resemblence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CherBearSTL View Post
    Yes, a little far, bit I couldn't excuse the remarkable resemblence.

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    I don't think that's far at all after what our lady in Albany, Oregon just traveled!

    Are you going to send him in?

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    Galvis looks eerily similar even up to the hairline and eyebrows but I think much of that is based on the artist's imagination since it was skeletal remains and the color of hair is unknown according to Namus.

    John Doe has quite a long face in the reconstruction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimster View Post
    I don't think that's far at all after what our lady in Albany, Oregon just traveled!

    Are you going to send him in?
    Yes, I will submit him now.

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    So, I wonder if he was a hiker or just a backwoodsman? Unfortunately with all the outdoor activities around So. OR there are a lot of people coming through- some of which tend to be the loner types who might never get reported missing.

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    I would hope that the Klamath Sheriff's have already looked through their missing and compared these two. Jason Franks seems awfully slender to be considered "robust", but even slender people can be strong, so I don't know.

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    This is a more general question that I hope someone can answer.

    It would be helpful in cases like this if they could test the DNA and discover what the hair color and eye color is likely to be. I know there are different genes that aid the the expression of hair color etc. so it wouldn't be spot on, put pretty close.

    Also, I believe on some other thread, CarkK said that by looking at different bones they can make an assumption about the deceased's race. Did they not do that in this case? Or is that considered unreliable?

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    Quote Originally Posted by deca View Post
    This is a more general question that I hope someone can answer.

    It would be helpful in cases like this if they could test the DNA and discover what the hair color and eye color is likely to be. I know there are different genes that aid the the expression of hair color etc. so it wouldn't be spot on, put pretty close.

    Also, I believe on some other thread, CarkK said that by looking at different bones they can make an assumption about the deceased's race. Did they not do that in this case? Or is that considered unreliable?
    Somewhere, I've heard that they can tell the probable hair color from DNA, but I'm not sure of that.

    As for determining race, especially with the skull they can reliably assess the person's race by evaluating various characteristics. Some of the characteristics involve the arch formed by the upper teeth, the shape of the nasal opening, and the shape of the eye sockets, the forward projection of the maxilla, and the shape of the incisors.

    Also, the femur bones of Caucasians are more curved than those of blacks.
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