RICHMOND, Va. — The Medical Examiner’s Office needs help to identify several unclaimed bodies, some have been unclaimed for decades. The ME released computer-generated pictures of what the deceased looked like at their time of death. The Central Virginia cases include:
A man murdered in May 1981 whose body was found in an alley along the 300 block of East Leigh Street in Richmond.
A man found in the water near the Route 60 bridge in New Kent County in August 1984. He was believed to be between 59 and 69 years old at the time of his death. He had surgical scars from a left hip replacement and a tattoo of a heart and an anchor on his left forearm.
A woman who died of natural causes in 1992. Her body was found on South Adams Street in Petersburg. Investigators believe her first name is Wilma and she is from North Carolina.
A teenager who the medical examiner called a Grateful Dead fan. He died in a car crash in Emporia in June 1995. He was wearing a Grateful Dead 30th Anniversary shirt when he died. He had a tattoo of a star on his left arm.
If you think you know any of these people, please call investigators at 786-6056 or 786-3174.