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  1. JOHN DOE

    Newton, Illinois
    March 10, 2012

    On March 3, 2012, unidentified male remains were located in a wooded area in Newton, Illinois, which is south of Interstate 70 in southeastern Illinois. The remains were scattered and had been at the location for an unknown amount of time. Anthropological examination determined the subject to be 5'3" to 5'8" tall, and 35 to 50 years of age. It is believed the subject could be Caucasian, Asian, Native American or Hispanic/Latino. Gray hair, glasses, and lower dentures were located near the skull. It is believed that although only the lower dentures were found, the subject did wear full dentures. A facial approximation (pictured above) was done by the FBI.

    Age: 35 to 50 years old Hair: Gray
    Height: 5'3" to 5'8"
    Sex: Male