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  1. #1
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    Mar 2010

    FL - Jacksonville, WhtMale UP747, 30-45, Plate in Jaw, Aug'98

    The Doe Network: Hot Case 835
    No Image Available
    Unidentified White Male

    • The victim was discovered on August 28, 1998 in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida
    • Skeletal Remains

    Vital Statistics

    • Estimated age: 30-45 years old
    • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'5"-6'1" ( 66.3"-72.7" est,.)
    • Clothing: Shorts with elastic waistband; socks and white/blue/orange Nike sneakers, size 9.5.
    • Skeletal Findings: Healed nasal fractures, with some evidence of possible infection of the fractures along the left eye and side of the nose. Two healing fractures present on the left 10th rib. Orthopedic plate with 5 holes and 4 cross head screws (middle hole empty) Alon.
    • Fingerprints: Not available
    • Dentals: Some missing teeth; orthopedic plate on lower jaw. 1, 16, 17, 32 may have been congenitally absent. Pronounced spaces/diastemas between #20-21 and #28-29. Buccal surfaces of #20 and 29 are rotated mesially. Enamel defect on buccal surface of #18.
    • DNA: Available - University of North Texas.

    Case History
    The victim was located at San Pablo Road and Beach Boulevard, in Jacksonville, FL.
    He was in wooded area near an area where transients camp. String/rope tied around both ankles; similar string tied around trunk of nearby tree.

    Agency Case Number:
    ME #98-0997

    NCIC Number:
    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.


    Florida Unidentified Decedents Database

    • Medical Examiner District: 4
    • Their Case Number: 1998-00997
    • Date of Death or Discovery: 1998-08-28
    • Estimated Age of Decedent: 36-45
    • Presumed Race: White
    • Gender: Male
    • Estimated Height: 5'-6'
    • Estimated Weight:

    Additional Details:

    • Location Found: Jacksonville; San Pablo Rd. and Beach Blvd.
    • Hair: No description available
    • Eyes: No description available
    • Facial Features: No description available
    • Tattoos: No description available
    • Scars, Surgeries and Other Dental and Medical Information: Some missing teeth;orthopedic plate on lower jaw; healed fractures of nose and upper mouth, healing fracture of left rib and healed fractures of left hand
    • Jewelry: No description available
    • Clothing and Shoes: Shorts with elastic waistband; socks and shoes
    • Personal Effects: No description available
    • Other Details: No additional details available


    NamUs UP # 747
    ME/C Case Number: 98-0997
    Duval County, Florida
    30 to 45 year old White Male

    Probable year of death: 1998 to 1998
    Estimated postmortem interval: Weeks

    Location Found
    Address 1: 14000 block of Beach Boulevard
    City: Jacksonville
    State: Florida
    Zip code: 32250
    County: Duval

    Multiple healed fractures of left 2nd, 3rd, and 4th metacarpals (hand) resulting in angulation and shortening of the bones.

    Medical Implants
    Orthopedic plate on right lower jaw (3cm by 0.5cm with 5 holes and 4 crosshead screws - middle hole empty)

    Skeletal Findings
    CA Pound Lab# 8D98: Healed nasal fractures, with some evidence of possible infection of the fractures along the left eye and side of the nose. Two healing fractures on the left 10th rib.

    Clothing and Accessories
    Clothing on body: green shorts with elastic band
    Footwear: 2 white/blue/orange Nike sneakers (size 9.5); 2 socks

    Fingerprints Status: Fingerprint information is currently not available
    Dental Status: Dental information / charting is available and entered
    DNA Status: Sample submitted - Tests complete

  2. #2
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    Mar 2010
    Current exclusions in NamUs:
    First Name Last Name Year of Birth State LKA
    Clyde Ellis, Jr. 1956 Mississippi
    William Moldt 1957 Florida

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    David Allen Dunaway's case is a bit odd in that according to his Doe Network profile, he was paranoid on drugs and carrying a shotgun in a brown paper bag when he vanished from Houston, Texas.

    There is a huge gap in timeline of 17 years between his disappearance and the UID being located near a transient camp in Jacksonville, Florida. Age-wise, he would have been 46/47 which is a year or two higher than the UID's estimated age range. I want to include him here, though, because he:

    • Did have a plate in his jaw like the UID
    • Had a broken nose whereas the UID has healed nasal fractures
    • May have healed broken ribs whereas the UID appears to have a healing broken rib
    • Bad teeth whereas the UID seems to have quite a few dental issues going on
    • Was estimated to be 6' tall. The estimated height range for the UID is pretty wide from 5' to 6'.

    Also, as a drywaller, would he be prone to the types of hand injuries described on the UID? I'm not familiar enough with the trade to know.

    The Doe Network: Case File 1548DMTX


    Dunaway 1: late teens; 2: circa 1979; 3: circa 1981

    David Allen Dunaway
    Missing since May 10, 1981 from Houston, Harris County, Texas
    Classification: Endangered Missing

    Vital Statistics

    • Date Of Birth: June 3, 1951
    • Age at Time of Disappearance: 29 years old
    • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 6'0"; 150 lbs.
    • Distinguishing Characteristics: White/Native male. Brown hair; hazel eyes. Wears prescription glasses.
    • Marks, Scars: Metal plate in jaw, broken nose, and possible broken ribs from old car wreck. No known tattoos.
    • Dentals: Very bad teeth. Metal dental plates.
    • AKA: Pud
    • Medical: Drug addiction.
    • Fingerprints: May be available from prior arrest in Humble, Texas.

    Circumstances of Disappearance
    Dunaway was last seen in Houston, Texas on May 10, 1981. He was paranoid on drugs and was carrying a sawed off shotgun in a brown paper bag.

    He left behind a wife and two sons.

    It is out of character for him to leave without saying something to his family. He worked as a drywall contractor.

    The family has tried to file missing person's report twice in Harris County.



    Dental Status: Dental information / charting is available and will be entered later
    DNA Status: Sample available - Not yet submitted
    Fingerprints Status: Fingerprint information is currently not available



  4. #4
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    Sep 2012
    I too was going to mention David Dunaway.

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