Dane Co Chimney Doe 1989

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Dane Co Chimney Doe 1989

Description
On September 3, 1989 the owners of the Good ‘n Loud Music store on University Avenue in Madison, Wisconsin, while removing a leaky boiler in the basement, saw a skull through a pipe connecting the boiler to the chimney. Further investigation by authorities revealed a complete human skeleton. The skeleton was dressed in feminine clothing and wore an iron cross necklace. During the forensic autopsy the remains were determined to be that of a White/Caucasian male, 18-35 years old, about 5’ 7″ tall. There was no way the person could have gotten into the pipe from within the building.

NamUs ID: UP4770
Date Body Found: September 3, 1989
Race: White/Caucasian
Gender: Male
Estimated Age: 18-35
Estimated PMI: 2 Months to 2 years
Location: Madison, WI

Agency of Jurisdiction
City of Madison Police Department, Midtown District Station
Lindsey Ludden, Detective
608-229-8215
[email protected]

Link to More Information
https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/4770/
http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/745umwi.html
https://unidentified.wikia.org/wiki/Dane_County_Doe
https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/crime_and_courts/case-of-mysterious-chimney-skeleton-may-have-fresh-clue/article_56cdd86e-64b1-11e1-ba77-001871e3ce6c.html

Status: Research in Progress

Image Credit: FBI and Smithsonian Institution

Doe-Nate Fund Goal: $2,300

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Last Updated: September 20, 2022

Posted on

December 7, 2021