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Missing Raleigh woman matched to body in Durham

By Lindell J. Kay
| October 18, 2021

DURHAM — For the third time this year, a group of volunteers has used forensic genealogy to help au...

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Baby found in landfill never received name, justice

By Lindell J. Kay
| October 11, 2021

PINETOPS — Mistaken for a baby doll at first, an unknown dead newborn wrapped in a plastic bag turne...

This police sketch depicts the likely appearance of an unknown woman whose body was found in Lake Norman in 1997.

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Woman found in Lake Norman remains unknown

By Lindell J. Kay
| October 4, 2021

LAKE NORMAN — Over the years, the Lady in the Lake has been the sorceress who spirits a dying King A...

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Man's remains identified with DNA

By Lindell J. Kay
| September 27, 2021

WILKESBORO — Using forensic genealogy, a group of volunteers recently helped authorities identify a ...

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Hotel suicides affect employees

By Lindell J. Kay
| September 20, 2021

A lot of you know I do private security on the weekends. I have in the past worked at hotels in that...

This unidentified man checked into a downtown Raleigh hotel and died in his room in December 1994.

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Who was the man with sad hazel eyes?

By Lindell J. Kay
| September 20, 2021

RALEIGH — A man with sad hazel eyes checked into a downtown hotel under an assumed name, died in his...

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police circulated this sketch of T-Bone, a homeless man found dead in an abandoned house in 2019.

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Charlotte homeless man's body remains unidentified

By Lindell J. Kay
| September 13, 2021

CHARLOTTE — Known only by the nickname T-Bone, a homeless man who lived and died in abandoned houses...

A screenshot of the Lee County medical examiner in 1981. The Sanford Herald gave me permission to use these images.

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On the usefulness of newspaper clippings

By Lindell J. Kay
| September 10, 2021

Sometimes I feel like I'm the only person in the world who still looks at microfilm.  Most public li...

This is the Swift Creek Swamp in Battleboro.

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A swamp so vast...

By Lindell J. Kay
| September 6, 2021

This week's UNIDENTIFIED tells the tail of a Nash County swamp so vast that authorities haven't been...

A hunter with a human skull in hand emerged from the Swift Creek Swamp near this point, the intersection of Battleboro Avenue and Brandywine Lane in northern Nash County, in 1978. Several search crews were unable to find the rest of the skeleton, which has never been located.

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Skull found in swamp still needs ID

By Lindell J. Kay
| September 12, 2021

BATTLEBORO — A hunter looking for a good spot to set up a deer stand found a human skeleton in the S...

Trash litters a homeless camp in Raleigh.

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Reflecting on homeless camp

By Lindell J. Kay
| September 2, 2021

Recently, I located the homeless camp where cops found a still unidentified man in 2015. The article...

This is the death certificate of an unknown woman burned alive in Wake County in 1968.

Belongings of a dead woman

By Lindell J. Kay
| August 30, 2021

A few additional images from the story about the unknown woman found burned alive in southern Wake C...

This image of an unknown woman's face is from a postmortem reconstruction. Authorities have never identified the victim, who was found burned alive in southern Wake County in 1968.

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Who was the woman in the polka dot dress?

By Lindell J. Kay
| August 30, 2021

FUQUAY-VARINA — In North Carolina’s oldest unidentified body case on record, authorities say they kn...

There are more than 120 unidentified bodies in North Carolina. These files contain their stories.

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Unidentified Archive

By Lindell J. Kay
| August 27, 2021

Unidentified is a weekly series examining the more than 120 cases of unidentified human remains disc...

Autopsy report of skull found in Buckhorn Reservoir in 1993.

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Buckhorn skull autopsy

By Lindell J. Kay
| August 27, 2021

Here's the autopsy of the skull found in Buckhorn Reservoir in 1993, identified recently as Dennis R...

Human bone found at dog park

From staff reports
| August 26, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — A bone found at the town’s dog park belongs to a human who died around 100 years ago...

Unidentified is a weekly series examining the more than 120 cases of unidentified human remains discovered in North Carolina. Reporter Lindell J. Kay produces each installment for The Enterprise of Spring Hope and other Restoration NewsMedia newspapers.

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Bones pulled out of ocean remain nameless

By Lindell J. Kay
| August 23, 2021

BEAUFORT — Fishermen in a trawler 10 miles off the coast netted an unexpected catch 20 years ago: a ...

Medical Examiner Specialist Clyde Gibbs in the bone room at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Raleigh in 2014.

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The bone man, unsung hero of North Carolina's unidentified

By Lindell J. Kay
| August 19, 2021

Clyde Gibbs has been on television a few times. I've featured him in a article or two over the past ...

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Skull identified 20 years after discovery

By Lindell J. Kay
| August 18, 2021

In my book of the unknown dead, this skull has been identified 20 years since being found. Happy the...

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Exploring NamUs

By Lindell J. Kay
| August 17, 2021

The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System has been a huge factor in my work to indentify ...


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