Detectives need help identifying skeletal remains

Detectives need help identifying skeletal remains
Detectives need help identifying skeletal remains

Grant County Major Crimes Detectives hope you can help them identify a man whose skeletal remains were found Nov. 23 near O’Sullivan Dam in southeast Grant County.

The remains were sent to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office in Seattle. Based on their exam, descriptive information on the victim was developed along with a rendering by forensic artist Natalie Murry of what the victim may have looked like. The forensic drawing is based in an assessment of the skull and what they man may have looked like.Based on the forensic examination, the victim is believed to be a white or Hispanic male, around 35-years-old, who stood between 5-foot-1 and 6-foot-1 inches tall. The victim had a single gunshot wound, and the circumstances about that injury are unknown. The body had been outside for perhaps a year. The victim’s teeth were in poor condition, and silver-colored dental caps were affixed to his two front teeth. One of those teeth was broken beneath the cap.The victim was wearing multiple layered clothing including:

Anyone with possible information about this man should call Detective Kim Cook at 509-754-2011 ext. 471, or send information to crimetips@co.grant.wa.us. Tipsters can remain anonymous.