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TX TX - Houston, WhtMale UP3953, 30-40, aka 'Richard Wordeman', Sep'90

Discussion in 'The Unidentified' started by SheWhoMustNotBeNamed, Mar 13, 2014.

  1. SheWhoMustNotBeNamed

    SheWhoMustNotBeNamed Former Member

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    Starting a thread for WS member awhimsicalt.

    *WARNING: MORGUE PHOTO AT LINKS*
    https://identifyus.org/en/cases/3953
    http://www.harriscountytx.gov/CmpDocuments/21/Unidentified Decedent Fliers/1990-09-09-5979.pdf

    30-40 year old white male, 6'0", 272 lbs

    Was found with Greyhound bus tickets from Los Angeles CA to Houston TX, then to Pensacola FL, then to Miami Beach FL.

    Details: The decedent was found dead in a room of the Montague Hotel. He had checked in using the name Richard Kelly Wordeman. The decedent listed a CA driver’s license number. The driver’s license number was incorrect and the decedent’s name was never confirmed.
     
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    FiveFelines New Member

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    That last name doesn't seem like something you'd randomly make up. According to Peoplefinders and Ancestry, there are several Wordemans around his age in Cambria/San Luis Obispo, CA. Perhaps he used the last name of a friend, former classmate, coworker, etc. Hopefully, that was already explored.

    Any word on how he died?
     
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    Houston Mom Well-Known Member

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    4SAM Kentucky - Texas - Kansas - Missouri

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    Does it say why he was headed to the hospital?
     
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    Houston Mom Well-Known Member

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    Maybe for his elbow?

    "•Distinguishing Characteristics: Goatee. Right hand has gunshot
    wound scar, right elbow had an open wound. "

    http://www.nampn.org/cases/manns_mitchell.html
     
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    4SAM Kentucky - Texas - Kansas - Missouri

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    Very country style belt. I have heard that when people give a false name that they use a name that is similar to their real name. Maybe a play on the name (ex: Dick Workman)
     
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    I wonder if he's a writer of some sort, journalist or teacher or something. A Word Man.
     
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    4SAM Kentucky - Texas - Kansas - Missouri

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    I found two Richard Dean Wordeman that live in Oregon, age 67. if he was using someone elses name. Back in the 90's I guess motels didn't make a copy of the DL that was used.
     
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    4SAM Kentucky - Texas - Kansas - Missouri

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    His ticket was to finally take him all the way to Florida. I searched the California missing page with no luck. His hair looks like it has red in it.
     
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    I went ahead and submitted Joseph Rodziewicz Jr as a possiable match.... Will keep yall updated
     
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    carbuff Well-Known Member

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    Thanks :)

    Unless they left out tattoo information for the UID, Joseph's tats will rule him out, but that should be easy for them.
     
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    I just got an email back from Mary Bell about the match I submitted saying:


    Thank you for the suggested match. I don't show any comparison of these having been done so I will have our panel look at it. If is proven to be a positive match, I will contact you further.


    I did not even notice he had any tatoos
     
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    carbuff Well-Known Member

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    "Multiple homemade tattoos over body but the following are known:
    Left lower arm (see images) known to have a cross with JOE below it and "F.T.W." below that and then followed by DFFL in descending letters below that extending down to hand
    On lower fingers of one hand had F-U-C-K and either L-O-V-E OR H-A-T-E on the other hand: one letter per finger. "

    But the resemblance looks awfully strong. I'm glad you submitted it anyway.
     
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    I have some Native brothers & sisters working on that belt buckle. May help, may not. But always worth a shot.
     
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    Tulessa Well-Known Member

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    Navajo belt buckle.
     
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