WY COAL TRAIN CARLOS: HM, 40-50, found frozen in Wright, WY - 11 November 1995

Akoya

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COAL TRAIN CARLOS: HM, 40-50, found frozen in Wright, WY - 11 November 1995 Zp5oo3E





The decedent was found frozen on a coal train car. There were no signs of trauma. He may have climbed into the coal train car somewhere in Texas.

The man's remains were cremated before dental charting or DNA testing could be conducted. His belongings were lost when they were turned over to a funeral home which lacks records of ever receiving them.

He is known by the nickname "Coal Train Carlos."


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Akoya

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https://identifyus.org/en/cases/12121

NamUs UP # 12121

ME/C Case Number: 95-6624
Campbell County, Wyoming
40 to 50 year old White Hispanic/Latino Male

Case Report - NamUs UP # 12121
Case Information
Status Unidentified
Case number 95-6624
Date found November 11, 1995 00:00
Date created February 03, 2014 18:27
Date last modified October 02, 2015 14:36
Investigating agency
date QA reviewed

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)
Agency Campbell Cnty Coroners Ofc
Phone 307-687-6179
Case Manager
Name Jessica Hager
Phone 817-374-2765

Demographics
Estimated age Adult - Pre 50
Minimum age 40 years
Maximum age 50 years
Race White
Ethnicity Hispanic/Latino
Sex Male
Weight (pounds) 165, Estimated
Height (inches) 62, Estimated
Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)
All parts recovered
Body conditions
Recognizable face
Probable year of death 1995 to

Circumstances
Location Found
GPS coordinates
Address 1
Address 2
City Wright
State Wyoming
Zip code
County Campbell
Circumstances
Unidentified Person of Cuban descent, found, frozen, on coal train car, no trauma. The unidentified person may have climbed into the coal train car somewhere in Texas.

Physical
Hair color Black
Head hair
Graying black hair
Body hair
Chest hair-black
Facial hair
Black Mustache and Beard
Left eye color Brown
Right eye color Brown

Scars and marks
small scar on left hip
Tattoos
upper left arm "Caridad" (charity), tattoo on right hand in web of a cross, tattoo on left hand "Cubano" (Cuban)

Fingerprints
Status: Fingerprint information is currently not available

Clothing on body
Short sleeve purple button down shirt, Brown pants, undergarments and light colored socks, Brown belt that is engraved with the name "Morillon"
Clothing with body
Green Mexican blanket vest
Footwear
Yellow Cuban heel loafers
Jewelry
Silver color Pinky ring
Eyewear
None

Dental
Status: Dental information / charting is currently not available

DNA
Status: Sample is currently not available
 

Akoya

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http://unidentified.wikia.com/wiki/Coal_Train_Carlos

Coal Train Carlos

Coal Train Carlos was a male found deceased in a coal train car in Wyoming in 1995. He may have entered the car while it was traveling through Texas. His remains have since been cremated. DNA and dental records were never obtained and his fingerprint documentation was lost. The decedent could still be identified based on morgue photographs or by his tattoos.
Physical Description
He was likely of Cuban descent.
He had graying black hair with a beard and mustache.
He had brown eyes.
He had a small scar on his left hip.
'Caridad' tattooed on upper left arm, cross tattoo on right hand, 'Cubano' on left hand.
He was probably a smoker.
Coal Train Carlos

COAL TRAIN CARLOS: HM, 40-50, found frozen in Wright, WY - 11 November 1995 Zp5oo3E


Sex Male
Race White/Hispanic
Location Wright, Wyoming
Found November 11, 1995
Unidentified for 22 years
Postmortem interval Unknown
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 40 - 50
Height approximation 5'2
Weight approximation 150 - 165 pounds
Cause of death Exposure
 

Akoya

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Wright, Wyoming / USA
Locomotive and coal train

COAL TRAIN CARLOS: HM, 40-50, found frozen in Wright, WY - 11 November 1995 UnpcrWE


davehonan.com
Wright, WY, Yet another traffic jam, this one at Coal Creek Junction: An empty sits on Main 1 while a load works eastward on Main 2

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St. Louis Post Dispatch & STLtoday.com newspaper photos & reprint
10/22/10 Friday, Wright, Wyoming A coal train backs slowly

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Akoya

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http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/2392umwy.html

2392UMWY - Unidentified Male


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Artistic rendering of the victim; Victim's tattoo, vest and shoe

Date of Discovery: November 11, 1995
Location of Discovery: Wright, Campbell County, Wyoming
Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Hypothermia

Physical Description
Estimated Age: 40-50 years old
Race: White of Cuban descent.
Gender: Male
Height: 5'2"
Weight: 150-165 lbs.
Hair Color: Black, graying.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: A small scar on his left hip. Tattoo on upper left arm of "Caridad" (charity), cross tattoo on web of right hand, and tattoo on his left hand of "Cubano" (Cuban). Blood-acetone level consistent with individuals with diabetes. Probable smoker, based on cigarette butts at the scene. He was not overly-dirty and appeared to have shaved underneath his beard recently.

Identifiers
Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available. Records were taken at the time he was found but were later lost.
DNA: Not Available

Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Short sleeve purple button down shirt, brown pants, undergarments, light-colored socks, brown belt engraved with the name "Morillon," a green Mexican blanket vest, and yellow Cuban heel loafers.
Jewelry: Silver-colored pinky ring and a watch.
Additional Personal Items: Three keys and a lighter.

Circumstances of Discovery
The decedent was found frozen on coal train car. There were no signs of trauma. He may have climbed into the coal train car somewhere in Texas.

The man's remains were cremated before dental charting or DNA testing could be conducted. His belongings were lost when they were turned over to a funeral home which lacks records of ever receiving them.

He is known by the nickname "Coal Train Carlos."

Investigating Agency(s)
Agency Name: Campbell County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Jessica Hager
Agency Phone Number: 307-687-6179
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 95-6624

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 12121

Information Source(s)
Namus
Gillette News Record
Campbell County Coroner's Office

Admin Notes
Added: 10/1/14; Last Updated: 2/20/17
 

Akoya

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The man's remains were cremated before dental charting or DNA testing could be conducted. His belongings were lost when they were turned over to a funeral home which lacks records of ever receiving them.

This doesn't leave much hope for identifying this man.
 

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