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{{Identified_Infobox|title1=Michael Perdue|image1=MPerdue.jpg|caption1=|name=Michael Perdue|sex={{M}}|age=17|missing_from=Covington, Virginia|disappeared=May 2, 1985|discovered=March 2, 1986|location=Covington, Virginia|identified=October 5, 2016|span=30 years|cod=Presumed {{drown}}}}
{{UID|image = [[File:ALGNY John Doe.jpg|200px|JAWLINE IS APPROXIMATE]]|race = White|sex = Male|found = March 2, 1986|location = Covington, Virginia|postmortem interval = 1 - 10 years|age approximation = 17 - 24|height approximation = 5'8 - 6'|weight approximation = N/A|cause of death = {{ns}}{{Susp}}|body condition = {{sk}}|span = {{age|1986|3|2}}}}
 
   
'''Alleghany County John Doe''' was a young man found deceased in Covington, Virginia in 1986. He was likely deceased for several years.
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'''Michael Perdue''' was a young man found deceased in Covington, Virginia in 1986.
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== Discovery ==
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The skull was located by fishermen and more portions of the partial skeleton were recovered over the next few days. His mandible was not found, alongside many other bones. It was initially believed that he died years before.
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The male had no determinable distinctive features and was found alongside brown cloth that may have been the fragments of a glove or a sock.
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== Identification ==
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Perdue was identified in October 2016. He initially disappeared on May 2, 1985 after fleeing from a "firebomb incident." It is thought he drowned while trying to cross a river.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
   
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
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MPerdue1.jpg
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ALGNY John Doe.jpg
 
ALGHNYJD2.jpg
 
ALGHNYJD2.jpg
 
ALGNY John Doe2.jpg
 
ALGNY John Doe2.jpg
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
==Links==
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==Sources==
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*[http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/WATCH-LIVE-Alleghany-Co-press-conference-about-remains-found-396020981.html WDBJ7 News]
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*[http://wsls.com/2016/10/05/family-has-closure-after-30-year-cold-case-solved-on-brothers-disappearance/ WSLS News]
   
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{{DEFAULTSORT:Perdue, Michael}}
*{{NCMEC|1184370|{{PAGENAME}}}}
 
*{{Doe Network|2390umva.html|{{PAGENAME}}}}
 
*{{NamUs|6719|{{PAGENAME}}}}
 
   
 
[[Category:Teenagers]]
 
[[Category:Teenagers]]
[[Category:Young adults]]
 
 
[[Category:Male]]
 
[[Category:Male]]
 
[[Category:White]]
 
[[Category:White]]
 
[[Category:Mandible not recovered]]
 
[[Category:Mandible not recovered]]
 
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[[Category:No NCMEC reconstruction]]
 
 
[[Category:People found in Virginia]]
 
[[Category:People found in Virginia]]
 
[[Category:1986 discoveries]]
 
[[Category:1986 discoveries]]
[[Category:1980s deaths]]
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[[Category:1985 deaths]]
[[Category:1970s deaths]]
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[[Category:2016 identifications]]
[[Category:Cases over 30 years old]]
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[[Category:Partial remains]]
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[[Category:Deaths by drowning]]
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[[Category:Formerly missing people from Virginia]]
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[[Category:1985 disappearances]]
 
[[Category:Criminals]]

Revision as of 04:06, 7 January 2021


Michael Perdue was a young man found deceased in Covington, Virginia in 1986.

Discovery

The skull was located by fishermen and more portions of the partial skeleton were recovered over the next few days. His mandible was not found, alongside many other bones. It was initially believed that he died years before.

The male had no determinable distinctive features and was found alongside brown cloth that may have been the fragments of a glove or a sock.

Identification

Perdue was identified in October 2016. He initially disappeared on May 2, 1985 after fleeing from a "firebomb incident." It is thought he drowned while trying to cross a river.

Gallery

Sources