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  1. #1
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    Dec 2005

    SD - Lawrence Co., NtvMale 398UMSD, 20-25, GSW, in landfill, Feb'00

    Unidentified Native Male
    • Located on February 19, 2000 in Lawrence County, South Dakota.
    • Manner of death was homicide. The victim had died from multiple gunshot wounds to the body and head.
    • Skeletal remains.
    • Death estimated to have occurred in September of 1999.

    Vital Statistics

    • Estimated age: 20 - 25 years old
    • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'7" - 5'10"
    • Distinguishing Characteristics: Dark hair.
    • Dentals: No dental work and he had a noticeable overbite.
    • Clothing: A XL Britannia purple and blue striped button-up shirt with short sleeves, size 9 Spaulding tennis shoes, a worn, brown leather belt with a worn, oblong silver buckle (1x2 in. with an inset area in the front which may have held a mount of some type), a XL Bill Blass spring jacket with green and purple horizontal stripes, Wrangler blue jeans of unknown size, tan-colored Stubbies swimming trunks and white Hanes underwear, size 30.

    Case History
    On February 19, 2000 the skeletal remains of an unidentified Native American male were found in a reclaimed landfill in rural Lawrence County, South Dakota. It appeared that the suspect(s) attempted to hide the victim using pieces of scrap lumber found on site. The body was fully clothed at the time of discovery.

    Last edited by CarlK90245; 04-05-2013 at 12:31 AM.

  2. #2
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    Mar 2009

  3. #3
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    Dec 2009
    Northeast USA
    one thing I find is that if the UID is listed as Native American, there is almost never any closure to the case.

    I have no facts to back this up, but I suspect Native Americans don't report the goings on of their tribes to the outside authorities so the rest of us have no clue who might be missing from their communties.

  4. #4
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    Nov 2009
    El Segundo, California
    They finally put this John Doe into NamUs.


  5. #5
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    Jun 2012
    This thread needs attention. It's the only unidentified person in the entire state. Let's make it a zero. It might be very difficult given the circumstances, however.

  6. #6
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    Oct 2014
    "State Officials Hope New Technology Will Solve Cold Case"


    State and County officials will release the new images next Tuesday afternoon at Deadwood City Hall. The news conference is also open to the public.
    AKA "Hartwin Doe"

  7. #7
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    Oct 2014

  8. #8
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    Jul 2014

    Innocente Yanez?

    I can't help but notice a similarity here:


    You'll need to uncheck the box on the left to deblur the reconstructions on the right. The skeletal height is off, but that wouldn't be the first time.

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