The Doe Network

Unidentified Male

Date of Discovery: April 15, 1997
Location of Discovery: Marshall County, Alabama
Estimated Date of Death: 1997
State of Remains: Mummified Remains
Cause of Death: Unknown
Physical Description

** Listed information is approximate

Estimated Age: 19-34 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7"-5'9"
Weight: 120 lbs.
Hair Color: Body hair was sandy or reddish
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: None listed.
Dentals: Not available.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: nucDNA available in FBI NMPDD.
Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Short-sleeved Faded Glory blue, green, and gray, vertically striped, pullover shirt; Levi Strauss 501 jeans (32W-30L).
Jewelry: None listed.
Additional Personal Items: None listed.
Case History

A man looking for a place to fish in a creek in the Ruth community discovered the decedent's remains around 11 a.m. and called authorities. The remains were found off Eagle Point Road, about three miles west of Arab and about half a mile from the Morgan County line. The body was partly in the creek and was missing the head, hands, and feet. A rope was tied to the his legs.
Investigators believe he may be the victim of a homicide and murdered elsewhere before being dumped at the location where he was found.
Investigating Agency(s)

If you have any information about this case please contact;Agency Name: Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences
Agency Contact Person: James Perry
Agency Phone Number: 256-539-1401 x 210
Agency Name: Marshall County Sheriff's Office (AL)
Agency Contact Person: Keith Wilson
Agency Phone Number: 256-582-2034

Agency Case Number: ME: 97HV02257; LE: 970400317
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #888
Former Hot Case Number: 1120
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Information Source(s)
The Huntsville Times News Archive