- Frederick County, Maryland’s six unidentified bodies (source NAMUS)
- Case No. 1837 — 35- to 55-year-old man about 5 feet 5 inches tall with straight black hair roughly 2 inches long. He had a healed fracture on his nose and noticeable bump on his head.
Partial skeletal parts of this man were found near Right Hand Fork Road on Nov. 10, 1989, around 6 p.m. It is estimated that the man died in 1988 or 1989, and he was found with no clothing or accessories.
Case No. 2283 — 55- to 80-year-old white man, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds, with black hair about 1 1/2 inches long. An investigation found he had advanced degenerative arthritis, osteoarthritis, advanced periodontal disease and cavities. The clothing found with his body included a button-down, short-sleeved pale blue and gray shirt, gray dress trousers with a black leather belt, a blue nylon ski jacket size large, a white handkerchief, dark blue dress socks and black leather shoes size 12. He was wearing a gold Timex watch and glasses with a brown rim. A stainless steel butcher knife with wooden handle, comb, green trash bag, Armour Vienna Sausage can, cigarettes, matches and a white towel were found near the body.
The man’s body was found near Reno Monument Road and Appalachian Trail in Middletown on Sept. 5, 1978, around noon. The man may have been a smoker since a cigarette was found on the scene. It is believed he died in March 1978.
Case No. 7477 — 17- to 45-year-old white female about 5 feet 4 inches tall with medium-length brown hair. A medical examination revealed the body had spondylolysis. A dark-colored towel was found at the scene.
A person found the woman’s body in a wooded area at a state park near Fork Road and the watershed property in Frederick on Aug. 24, 1982, around 12:30 p.m. The woman may have died three or more years before her body was discovered.
Case No. 1665 — 16-21-year-old white female standing 5 feet 2 inches tall with shoulder-length, light brown hair. The body was found wearing Cap Ferrat blue denim skorts and a gray or black tank top. Jewelry discovered at the scene included a silver “Advance” digital watch with a gold face, an Avon sterling silver solitaire ring with a diamond substitute stone, a metal ring with a floral pattern missing four stones, three silver alloy bangle bracelets, “Trifari” gold-plated bracelet, 19-inch herringbone necklace and neon pink anklet with green and black spots.
The woman’s body was found along I-270, south of Frederick, on July 31, 1991, at midnight.
Case No. 2900 — 20- to 30-year-old white man about 5 feet 10 inches tall with 3-inch-long brown hair.
The skeleton was found along Bartholow Kemptown Road in Frederick on Oct. 21, 1973, at about midnight. Officials estimate the man died in 1973. No other items were found with the body.
Case No. 897 — 50- to 100-year-old black man about 5 feet 11 inches tall with black, curly hair. The man was found wearing a button-down, burgundy or brown Fame shirt, blue Nike sandals, a sleeveless Abercrombie T-shirt with horizontal stripes across the chest, a long-sleeved Hollister green T-shirt with “22” on the back, an Abercrombie and Fitch denim blue jacket, brown belt and tan Aeropostale shorts. Other items found near the body were a silver-colored folding pocket knife, a pink highlighter and a writing pen.
A group of hunters found the man’s body in a wooded area near Md. 355 and Bennett Creek on Dec. 1, 2007, at 12:30 p.m. Officials estimate the man was dead for four months when his body was recovered.
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