Mecklenburg John Doe 2008

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On December 24, 2008 partial skeletal human remains were found in a heavily wooded area on Dixie River Road in Charlotte, North Carolina. Forensic investigators determined the deceased to be a White/Caucasian male, 18-30 years old, and 5’5” to 5’11” tall. According to NamUs, the still unidentified young man had died approximately three years prior to being found. No information has been disclosed as to the cause and manner of death. However, the case is being treated as a homicide.

NamUs ID: UP51512
Date Body Found: December 24, 2008
Race: White/Caucasian
Gender: Male
Estimated Age: 18-30
Estimated PMI: 3 years
Location: Charlotte, NC

Agency of Jurisdiction
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Homicide Unit
Dawn Martin, Detective
[email protected]

Link to More Information

Status: Research in Progress

Image Credit: Image compiled by Jack Friess, DNA Doe Project.

Last Updated: November 11, 2020

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March 13, 2020