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Old 04-28-2008, 10:55 PM
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MO - St. Louis - Male Skull (NamUs #8019), 25+, Apr08 (Name Not Disclosed)

Human skull found in Overland
By Patrick M. O'Connell
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH
04/29/2008
  • A human skull was found Monday afternoon in a wooded area near the 11000 block of Midland Boulevard, police said. A person discovered the remains about 3:15 p.m. while walking in the area behind a car wash, St. Louis County police spokeswoman Tracy Panus said. It is an unincorporated area of St. Louis County between Maryland Heights and Overland, near Lindbergh Boulevard.

http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/new...C?OpenDocument

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A couple of old links that are available in brief preview:

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STL Today2008-05-01
By ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH CLAYTON -- The St. Louis County Police Department said today that the skull found in a wooded area near Midland Boulevard and Link Avenue was that of a man. The Medical Examiner confirmed that the skull was from an adult male and that it had a hole in it, police said. But, police...
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STL Today2008-05-02
St. Louis County police said Thursday that a skull found in woods near Midland Boulevard and Link Avenue this week was that of an adult man. It had a hole in it, but investigators do not believe it was caused by a bullet or other traumatic injury. His identity remained a mystery. Someone...
http://article.wn.com/view/2008/05/0...et_identified/
http://article.wn.com/view/2008/05/0..._was_from_man/


Post mortem damage? Brain surgery? Congenital defect? Is there something else that can cause a non-traumatic hole in a skull?


I believe this is the Namus link (don't click it if you would rather not see the skull)
https://identifyus.org/cases/8019

Date found April 28, 2008 at 02:27 PM
stimated age Adult
Minimum age 25 years
Maximum age years
Race White
Sex Male
Estimated postmortem interval 2 Years
Skull only (minus the mandible)

One tooth was missing postmortem but otherwise the teeth in the upper jaw were all natural.
DNA tests are not complete.

There is a photo with a rather neat-looking round hole in the right temporal area near the bone sutures.
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Namus link denies access.

usually means body idenified but cannot find any stories on point.
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