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The Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) maintains the largest investigative repository of major violent crime cases in the U.S. It is designed to collect and analyze information about homicides, sexual assaults, missing persons, and other violent crimes involving unidentified human remains. Select the images to display more information.


    Hamilton County, Tennessee
    August 28, 2006

    On Monday, August 28, 2006, the unidentified human remains of a white male were found in a wooded area off Eldridge Road, near Chickamauga Lake, in Birchwood, Tennessee. The manner of death was homicide. For additional information regarding this victim, refer to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) unidentified persons database, case report number UP#8189.

    The unknown subject was wearing a gray t-shirt with a Tom and Jerry cartoon logo that said "Easily Amused", Arizona-brand blue jeans size 34", a light-colored bandana head covering, and white tennis shoes. No dental maintenance was noted. No upper teeth or dentures were found. Nine front bottom teeth had excessive decay and staining.

    Surgical scar on right elbow with two orthopedic screws in the head of the right radius

    Age: 40 to 55 years old Hair: Brown, 3" to 4" long, wavy
    Eyes: Unknown
    Height: 5'8" to 6'2"
    Weight: 160 to 210 pounds Sex: Male
    Race: White