Welcome to NamUs Unidentified Persons

Welcome to the National Unidentified Persons System, a searchable database created to assist in solving cases that involve unidentified human remains. The system includes cases from throughout the United States and may be searched by demographics, physical characteristics, case numbers or other specific information. New records are added every day by medical examiners and coroners across the country, increasing the chances that these unidentified persons will be named. Registration is not necessary to search the database, but coroners and medical examiners are required to register in order to enter case information.

This site is part of NamUs, the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System. This database is designed to search for matches against the Missing Persons Database.

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This Web site is funded through a grant from the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.