Identify Grant County John Doe!

Unidentified Male, Suspicious Death, Cold Case

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Identify Grant County John Doe!

Identify Grant County John Doe!

Identify Grant County John Doe!
Over 28 years ago, this man was found deceased.
And not only that, he could not be identified.
Today, 28 years later, who he is remains a mystery.

Identify Grant County John Doe!

Identify Grant County John Doe! He is an unidentified homicide victim. April 9, 1989, was the day he was found deceased. He was found deceased in Grant County, Kentucky. His estimated age was 25 years old at the time of his death. Grant County John Doe was a Caucasian male. A Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) Alert has been issued for Grant County John Doe. The FBI issues ViCAP Alerts for certain missing or unidentified persons. To qualify for a ViCAP Alert, foul play must be suspected. Grant County John Doe’s estimated height was approximately 6’5″ tall. His estimated weight was approximately 230 pounds. His hair was brown, his eye color unknown.

Grant County John Doe was reportedly nude at the time of his discovery. He had a previously healed nasal fracture. This unidentified homicide victim had Plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome). The back of this victim’s head was reportedly flat. Grant County John Doe reportedly had extensive dental work done. It included a ten unit porcelain fixed. It included porcelain to metal bridge with missing teeth. Porcelain pontics reportedly replaced the missing teeth.

Identify Grant County John Doe!

On Sunday, April 9, 1989, the Grant County John Doe’s remains were discovered in a tobacco barn in rural Grant County, Kentucky. It is estimated that the victim was killed approximately two weeks prior. The victim was shot twice in the back of his head with a .22 caliber weapon. Grant County John Does’s
hands were cut off, and he was stripped of all of his clothing. This victim had extensive dental work, to include a ten unit porcelain fixed, porcelain to metal bridge with porcelain pontics replacing missing teeth.

Identify Grant County John Doe!
How We Can Help

Grant County John Doe is not really missing. He has been found and his body can be seen and felt. But no one knows who he is. So he is identity is missing. And he remains missing to his family. Grant County John Doe is reverse missing. It is possible that he can be matched with a missing male of his description. That missing male will need to have been entered into the database of NamUs or the Doe Network. However, this unidentified male may have never been reported as missing. Or his case was never entered into either of the above mentioned databases. Someone (s), somewhere, right at this moment, is missing Grant County John Doe. To them, he is a missing man who has never been found. And they have no idea of his whereabouts. He may be matched with a missing male of his description at one of the links below.

You can match Grant County John Doe with a missing male at the NamUs website.

You can match Grant County John Doe with a missing male at the Doe Network website.

You can contact the FBI tip line: 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). You can leave an online tip at: this webpage. OR You can contact your local FBI office. You can also contact FBI International Offices. OR you can contact the Louisville Field Office at: (502) 263-6000.

(NamUs) database, case report number UP# 86.
To provide or request additional information, please contact Trooper Joseph A. Filiatreau,
Kentucky State Police, Dry Ridge, Kentucky, at 859-428-1212, or,
or FBI ViCAP at (800) 634-4097 or
NamUs : UP#86
Agency Case #: 06-89-0589
Contact ViCAP for information on how your agency can obtain access to the ViCAP Web
National Crime Database.
Attention: Homicide, Missing Persons and Crime Analysis Units
ViCAP Alert # 2017-05-01 / Released: 05/16/2017/ GWW
To review this or other ViCAP Alerts, please go to ViCAP Alerts.

The above image and information are courtesy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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