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    FL - Crystal River, Male skeletal remains, Aug'09 - Douglas Gregory

    http://www.wtsp.com/news/local/story...111747&catid=8


    Crystal River, Florida --Deputies are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains off W. Fort Island Trail near N. Seabreeze Point.
    The sheriff's office said dispatchers received a call from someone claiming to have found human skeletal remains shortly after 3:30 p.m.
    Crime scene technicians are processing the area for any evidence or clues, the sheriff's office said.
    The victim's identity, cause and manner of death are pending autopsy and further investigation.

    Citrus County Sheriff's Office
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    More info

    http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/dpp/new...s_found_in_Cit

    Skeletal remains found
    in Citrus County


    Updated: Monday, 17 Aug 2009, 9:13 PM EDT
    Published : Monday, 17 Aug 2009, 9:13 PM EDT
    CRYSTAL RIVER - Citrus County detectives are trying to identify a body found earlier today in Crystal River. A passerby saw the human skeletal remains and called deputies.
    The discovery was made just before 4 p.m. on West Fort Island Trail, near the intersection of North Seabreeze Point.
    An autopsy is being done to figure out a cause of death. Officers have not said if they suspect foul play.
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    This was published Friday, 28 August 2009
    http://searchcitrus.com/citrus-count...ns-Update.html
    Preliminary results from the medical examiner's office confirm that the decedent is a male of unknown age. The subject had had extensive dental work done and may have undergone heart surgery.

    The logo on the man's extra-large, Fruit of the Loom T-shirt is shown in the photo attached. Also recovered at the site were a baseball cap with the words "Worldwide Sportsman" and a fish embroidered on it, size 12 Rockport-brand shoes and a Timex watch with a woven cloth band.

    See Namus for images of his things.

    Namus link: https://identifyus.org/cases/5828
    Date found August 17, 2009 at 12:00 AM
    Estimated age Adult
    Minimum age 35 years
    Maximum age 55 years
    Race White
    Ethnicity
    Sex Male
    Weight (pounds) 0, Cannot Estimate
    Height (inches) 70, Estimated
    Probable year of death 2009
    Address 1 500 feet east of 14060 Ft. Island Trail
    Address 2
    City Crystal River
    State Florida
    Zip code 34429
    County Citrus
    Circumstances of death Unidentified remains found in a wooded area.
    size L- tan tee shirt w/ picture of blue & yellow hot air balloon with "ALBEQUERQUE" above it; tan pants, green socks, green baseball type hat w/ Worldwide Sportsman and a picture of a fish (anteriorly)on it
    black "Rockport" shoes which the label states 10-11 1/2. The shoe measured 13 inches
    dark coth band watch which had "100 ft water restistant" on the face

    Dentals available (he had lost some teeth antemortem), DNA submitted.

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    Donjeta's namus link returns this message "404 Error - Page Not Found" and there is no white UID from Florida in August 2009 in Namus currently.

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    Can we assume he has been identified?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Donjeta View Post
    Can we assume he has been identified?
    That's a good question! What do you guys usually do? Do you write to NamUS and ask them?

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    I submitted this as a potential match for my missing former neighbor Robert Beich NM NM - Robert Ralph Beich, 46, Albuquerque, 19 July 1990 - Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community over 2 years ago through crimestoppers! They responded that they submited it to le back then, and then I followed up afew times with only one response asking if I wanted LE's phone number because all they do is submit the info. WTH? Anyways, i would really like to know if this doe was identified also.
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    --- On Fri, 5/18/12, NamUs UP Support <support@identifyus.org> wrote:

    From: NamUs UP Support <support@identifyus.org>
    Subject: Re: Namus link: https://identifyus.org/cases/5828
    To: <redacted>
    Date: Friday, May 18, 2012, 8:50 AM

    Hi XXXX,

    Cases are deleted for multiple reasons such as being duplicates of other cases entered. If a case is identified it is marked as identified and usually not deleted but just hidden from public view. There is no record in NamUs of the case being marked as identified before it was deleted. You may be able to get more information about the case by contacting the Medical Examiner's Office in the jurisdiction the case is from.

    Thank you,
    NamUs Team

    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    Anyone still have the ME contact for this case?

    It is strange that cases are allowed to be "deleted" from NamUs.

    So, the lesson learned here is that if the NamUs message we receive is PERMISSION ERROR - with a FOUND message, that the person was identified/located, but if it is 404 Error - PAGE NOT FOUND... that the case has been deleted.

    Which means.... what? So confused.
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    Quote Originally Posted by summer_breeze View Post
    --- On Fri, 5/18/12, NamUs UP Support <support@identifyus.org> wrote:

    From: NamUs UP Support <support@identifyus.org>
    Subject: Re: Namus link: https://identifyus.org/cases/5828
    To: <redacted>
    Date: Friday, May 18, 2012, 8:50 AM

    Hi XXXX,

    Cases are deleted for multiple reasons such as being duplicates of other cases entered. If a case is identified it is marked as identified and usually not deleted but just hidden from public view. There is no record in NamUs of the case being marked as identified before it was deleted. You may be able to get more information about the case by contacting the Medical Examiner's Office in the jurisdiction the case is from.

    Thank you,
    NamUs Team

    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    Anyone still have the ME contact for this case?

    It is strange that cases are allowed to be "deleted" from NamUs.

    So, the lesson learned here is that if the NamUs message we receive is PERMISSION ERROR - with a FOUND message, that the person was identified/located, but if it is 404 Error - PAGE NOT FOUND... that the case has been deleted.

    Which means.... what? So confused.
    Well they make sense to me. Not!
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    I think this is the email for the local ME............from what I found it looks like he/she serves several counties.........Michael.Hensley@marioncountyfl.or g
    All my own opinion of course


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    Quote Originally Posted by mommame View Post
    I think this is the email for the local ME............from what I found it looks like he/she serves several counties.........Michael.Hensley@marioncountyfl.or g
    Thank you so much mommame. I've sent along an email to Mr. Hensley.

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    --- On Wed, 5/23/12, Hensley, Michael <Michael.Hensley@marioncountyfl.org> wrote:

    From: Hensley, Michael <Michael.Hensley@marioncountyfl.org>
    Subject: RE: Namus link: https://identifyus.org/cases/5828
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    Cc: "Bayer, Lindsey" <Lindsey.Bayer@marioncountyfl.org>
    Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 4:02 PM

    Dear XXXX XXXX,

    In reference to your inquiry about one of our previously unidentified individuals; I am pleased to report that the gentleman was identified via DNA as Douglas Gregory and his remains were returned to his family. If I can be of any further assistance please feel free to contact me.

    Thank you,

    Lindsey A. Bayer, F-ABMDI
    Chief Forensic Investigator
    District 5 Medical Examiner Office

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    Thank you!

    It's strange though, I googled Douglas Gregory missing (no state or anything) and came up with a Douglas Gregory that went missing in 2009 and was found in Levy County walking in the forest ALIVE in 2009. Levy County is where Crystal River is. I wonder if he had a hx of wandering off and unfortunately they didnt find him this time until after he was deceased.
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    just an fyi crystal river is citrus couny.



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