Case Report - NamUs UP # 9578

Case Information

Unidentified
1970-2364
November 13, 1970 13:20
December 05, 2011 15:38
July 05, 2012 08:53
December 08, 2011 04:50

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)

Milwaukee Cnty Med Examiners Ofc
414-223-1200

Case Manager

Michael Simley
414-223-1200

Demographics

Fetus
0 years
1 years
Black/African American
Male
1, Estimated
, Measured

Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)

Recognizable face

to 1970

Circumstances

Location Found

Rooming House
4067 North 19th Place
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
53209
Milwaukee
This Unidentified African American Male fetus at approximately 6 months gestation was found dead on November 13th, 1970 in a communal toilet at a rooming house located at 4067 North 19th Place in Milwaukee, WI. A tenant at the rooming house went to use the communal toilet and found the fetus in the toilet. The fetus had been preserved in Formalin and was autopsied prior to being found. (Formalin is a liquid used to preserve biological specimens) Residents of the rooming house had no knowledge of the fetus being there and stated that the rooming house is within a block from the Rufus King High School and students frequently use the communal toilet.

Physical

Unknown or Completely Bald
None.
None.
None.
Unknown or Missing
Unknown or Missing


Medical

There was 7cm (Centimeters) of attached umbilical cord that is secured with a plastic hospital clip.
There is no evidence of any fractures or external trauma.
The following organs are completely missing or partially missing: Heart, Lungs, Liver, Stomach, Spleen, Pancreas and Kidneys. Fragments of the Lungs and Liver are present. Small & Large bowels are present.
The fetus is previously autopsied with a “T” shaped incision to the front of the body. There is a prior incision to the skull to expose the brain.
The fetus is preserved in formalin. (Formalin is a liquid used to preserve biological specimens) The brain has also been persevered with no evidence of any brain hemorrhaging.

Fingerprints

Fingerprint information is currently not available

Clothing and Accessories


None.
None.
None.
None.
None.
None.

Dental

Dental information / charting is currently not available

DNA

Sample is currently not available

Images

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Documents

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