PURCELLVILLE, Va. (WUSA9) -- The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Unit is trying to determine the identity of a man whose skeletal remains were found near Purcellville on March 8, 1988.
Authorities say hewas found wrapped in a blanket on Sunny Ridge Road (Route 761). They determined he was shot.
According to authorities, the victim is believed to be a White or Hispanic male in hisfifties, approximately 5'8" to 5'10" tall, with a stocky build and possible reddish brown hair. He also had a full upper denture, which was found next to his body. He was wearing Sears brand black polyester pants, size 42 waist and 29 inseam, and red socks, say authorities.
Anyone with information regarding the identity of this person or the circumstances leading to his death is askedto call Detective S. Schochet of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Unit at 703-777-0475 or call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919 (or toll free at 1-877-777-1931).