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    KS - Geary Co., WhtMale UP14298, 36-49, in Smoky Hill River, Apr'89

    NamUs UP Case 14298

    https://identifyus.org/en/cases/14298




    Unidentified White male
    * Found April 2, 1989 in Geary County, KS
    * Estimated Year of Death: 2 years

    Vital Statistics
    * Estimated age: 36-39 years old
    * Approximate Height: 63 estimate
    * Distinguishing Characteristics:
    Dental work. Bridge work conducted on top layer of teeth. Bridge was located near site. Unique anomalies found in lower vertebra that can be used to assist in identification if x-rays of victim are located. Injury found during examination to the 4th cervical vertebra and 3rd lumbar vertebra.
    * Dentals:
    Dental information / charting is available and entered
    * Clothing/Jewelry: nothing
    * DNA: Tests in currently not available


    Case History:
    Skeletal remains found on a Smoky Hill River sandbar in Geary County, Kansas, south of Interstate 70 and just west of Grandview Plaza, Kansas.
    Last edited by CarlK90245; 01-14-2016 at 01:12 AM. Reason: Corrected UP Case Number

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    We don't have a lot of information on this guy, but he's only 2 inches taller than the estimated height.

    https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/7614/6/

    ETA: He went missing right down the highway from where our UI was found.

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    Followup - I submitted this possible match to DoeNetwork

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    Quote Originally Posted by ATheLibrarian View Post
    Followup - I submitted this possible match to DoeNetwork
    ATheLibrarian nothing news on this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Romulus View Post
    ATheLibrarian nothing news on this?
    Actually, I just got an email this morning - They're sending the match on to LE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ATheLibrarian View Post
    Actually, I just got an email this morning - They're sending the match on to LE.
    Thanks!!

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    ATheLibrarian news on match?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Romulus View Post
    ATheLibrarian news on match?
    Nothing yet

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    Ok thanks!


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    A new article on this case....

    http://cjonline.com/news/2016-06-21/...er-identified#

    Geary County Sheriff's Office looking into cold case, man's remains never identified
    Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying man found in 1989

    Posted: June 21, 2016 - 2:56pm

    By Katie Moore

    The Geary County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance as authorities review a cold case from 1989 in which the remains of a man were never identified.

    On April 2, 1989, skeletal remains were discovered in Geary County on a sandbar of the Smoky Hill River near Grandview Plaza, just south of Interstate 70, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.

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    His Namus file includes a number of reconstructions showing different angles and with and without hair. https://identifyus.org/en/cases/14298
    Opinions expressed are strictly my own (who else would they belong to???)

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    I resubmitted Ross Crane as a possible match directly to the Sheriffs office since they're appealing to the public. He's still not listed as a rule out, so maybe it got buried in paperwork?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ATheLibrarian View Post
    I resubmitted Ross Crane as a possible match directly to the Sheriffs office since they're appealing to the public. He's still not listed as a rule out, so maybe it got buried in paperwork?
    Nothing news on this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Romulus View Post
    Nothing news on this?
    Not that I'm aware of.

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