DC DC - Washington, BlkMale UP10293, 15-25, MVA, died in MD hospital, Aug'02

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  1. tifflee

    tifflee Member

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    I couldn't find any news articles on this unidentified male. Per NamUs, he was the driver of a car that hit a tree in Washington, D.C. who was pronounced dead at Prince George's Hospital Center. I was searching for details on the car or police comments on the cause of the crash, but no success.

    Warning: Post mortem photo at below NamUs link.

    NamUs UP # 10293: (Warning: Post mortem photo at this link.) https://identifyus.org/en/cases/10293
    ME/C Case Number: 02-04620
    Prince George's County, Maryland
    Black/African American Male
    Date found: August 23, 2002 22:07

    Vital Statistics:
    Age: 15-25 years old
    Race: Black/African American
    Sex: Male
    Weight (pounds): 155, Measured
    Height (inches): 70, Measured
    Hair: Black, Curly, Braided in Corn Rows
    Eyes: No details listed
    Facial Hair: Sparse mustache
    Tattoos: None
    Other distinctive physical characteristics: Acne on face

    Clothing:
    "one belt, 2 shoes, pants, shorts & t-shirt" noted at the hospital

    Circumstances:
    Subject was the driver of a vehicle that struck a tree. The accident occurred at Sheridan and Pomeroy Roads in Southeast Washington, D.C.

    Apparently transported to Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly, MD as that is listed as the location found in NamUs.

    Body Condition:
    Recognizable face, photograph available.

    Identifiers:
    Fingerprints: Available. Contact the Washington, D.C., Police Department (refer to case #02-126-966) regarding the status of the fingerprints.
    Dentals: Not available, but NamUs comment says they will be researched.
    DNA: No sample retained.
     
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  3. tifflee

    tifflee Member

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    Justin Cosey
    NamUs link: https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/5976
    NamUs MP # 5976
    NCMEC # 942672 (no NCMEC link found)

    No photograph available.

    Case Information
    Full Name: Justin Emile Cosey
    Nickname: Jay
    Date last seen: July 12, 2002 23:30

    Vital Statistics:
    Age last seen: 16 years old
    Age now: 27 years old
    Race: Black/African American
    Sex: Male
    Height (inches): 66.0
    Weight (pounds): 145.0
    Hair: Brown, Braided
    Eyes: Hazel
    Scars and marks: Scar on face

    Clothing:
    Last seen wearing: "White t-shirt, dark shorts, white high top tennis shoes"

    Circumstances:
    Justin was last seen on July 12, 2002 in New Orleans, LA 70116.

    Per this book mention (link here), Justin vanished while walking to his grandmother's house.

    Transportation Methods:
    Vehicle make: Chevrolet
    Year: 1989
    Style: Sedan
    Vehicle color: White
    Vehicle comments: 2-door sedan

    Identifiers:
    Fingerprints: Not currently available.
    Dentals: Not currently available.
    DNA: Not currently available.

    Comments:
    The fact that a transportation method is listed for Justin caught my eye, although I am confused as the book mentions he vanished while walking to his grandmother's house, not driving. It isn't clear if the car is his or one he was last seen in.

    What makes his profile interesting:

    • Disappearance date of a month prior to the unidentified male's accident (July 12, 2002 vs. August 23, 2002).
    • His age fits into the UID's range (16 vs. 15-25 years old).
    • Both are black males.
    • Both have braided hair.
    • Justin is listed as 145 lbs. while the UID is measured at 155 lbs. Height is off - Justin is listed as 5 ft. 6 in. while the UID is 5 ft. 10 inc.
    • Justin has a facial scar while the UID has acne - perhaps acne scarring severe enough to warrant the mention?
    • The clothing reported seem to be in a similar wardrobe style ballpark. he UID had "one belt, 2 shoes, pants, shorts & t-shirt" while Justin was last seen wearing "White t-shirt, dark shorts, white high top tennis shoes".
    • Neither has tattoos reported.
    • The car listed for Justin has sparse information listed. The UID's car apparently did not lead to his identification.
     
  4. Donjeta

    Donjeta Adji Desir, missing from Florida

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    At a guess, it was a stolen car since they were apparently not able to trace him via the vehicle details.
     
  5. buffetoflies

    buffetoflies Active Member

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    Huh. Must not have gotten caught before b/c no fingerprint on file. Don't the majority of people who steal cars commit other less serious crimes first? Odd.
     
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    winterrayne New Member

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    Im going through some of these maryland cases. There is now a photo of him. I can't tell though, it's a blurry photo.
     
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  8. Jake479

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    His NamUs page hasn't been updated since 2012. Can anyone contact the police agency investigating his case and ask them to look into Tamborah Brown?
     

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