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    OK - Oklahoma City, BlkMale Skeletal UP4900, 50-70, in landfill, Feb'81

    There is a clay reconstruction image now appearing on namus that I have never seen before. I think it was just added on July 2nd, 2012.

    This badly decomposed body was discovered in a landfill in Oklahoma City on Feb. 18, 1981. The post mortem interval is 1980-1981 (months). The body was: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton.


    69 inches height.
    Healed fractures-cranial vault, left nasomaxillary region; ribs 2-10, left;
    ribs, 5,6,11, right; ribs 7-8-9, left - have 2 fractures each, united by osteophyte outgrowth; scapula, left with transverse fracture of inferior angle; healed compression fracture of T11.
    These injuries are consistent with a single episode of massive injury to the head and thorax occurring several to many years prior to death. The pattern is similar to that observed in seated forward impact, such as occurs in auto accidents.

    T11-T12 - agenesis of dorsal spine
    T11 - bifid arch
    Six lumbar vertebrae
    L1 with lumbar ribs, bilateral
    Right handed; possible right upper extremity atrophy.
    Fused coccyx.-
    Clothing on body Jacket, shirt, two pairs of pants - outer pants secured by belt of twisted rag.
    Clothing with body
    Footwear One shoe
    Other items found
    with body Jackknife with broken blade - in jacket pocket

    Upper Right 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Upper Left
    A a a a a n no n co n n n a a a a
    Lower Right a a n p n n n n n n n a a a a a Lower Left
    32 31 30 29 28 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17

    N=Natural tooth, no fillingF=Filling, inlay, onlay, or veneerC=Crown or capB=Bridge workR=Root canalA=Antemortem loss (healed socket)P=Postmortem loss (open socket)I=ImpactedO=Other features (describe in dental comments)Comments #7 - incisal chip.
    #9 - 3/4 gold crown
    Postmortem damage to 6,7,8,25,26
    Recent antemortem loss of posterior teeth.
    Severe periodontal disease.
    Generalized osteoporosis.
    Last edited by CarlK90245; 03-21-2013 at 09:40 PM.

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    The forensic artist (Pratt) who did the reconstruction has obviously added hair (none was listed with the body) and glasses which were also not listed with the body.

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    It's so sad that this case file hasn't been updated since 2013... The DNA sample hasn't even been submitted (it is available)

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