Fred the Head
Sex Male
Race White
Location Staffordshire, England
Found March 26, 1971
Unidentified for 49 years
Postmortem interval 9 months - 1 year
Body condition Skeletal
Age approximation 24-36
Height approximation 172 cm (5'7"-5'8")
Weight approximation N/A
Cause of death Suspected homicide

Fred the Head was a man whose remains were found in a shallow grave in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, in 1971.


  • Short, black straight hair.
  • A thin build.
  • A neck condition (torticollis) that would cause his head to lean to the right.

Clothing and accessories

  • Sock
  • Gold wedding ring, manufactured in 1967/68 by Henry Showell Ltd.


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