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Case 03-000067

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Gender
male
Age range
25 - 35
Ethnicity
unknown
Height
172cm - 174cm
Date found
02 March 2002
Estimated death
01 January 1999
Body or remains
body
Circumstances
Decomposed human remains were found on moorland at Halse Lane near the village of Winsford. The man was wrapped in black bin liners and bedding and alongside him were a number of items including underwear and a distinctive gold pendant featuring a verse from the Quran.The results of radiocarbon dating and other forensics suggest that he died in late 1999 to June 2000. Police believe the his body may have been there only a few months but believe he was deceased for longer and possibly kept elsewhere.The cause of death is unclear but there is evidence that he was subjected to violence around the time of his death.
Hair
dark
Eye colour
unknown
Distinguishing features
Mark - unspecified - face

Clothing
trousers - shorts - blue - striped - blue and white striped 32" waist 'Adidas' shorts

Jewellery
pendant - 1 - small gold 22ct pendant with Arabic script of the 'belief of faith' Chapter 2, verse 255 of the Qur'an referred to as Surahal-bagarah or 'The Throne'

Somerset

England

02/03/2002 Avon And Somerset Constabulary

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