MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Division is working to determine skeletal stays that had been present in an deserted constructing final week.
The stays had been discovered on Aug. 10 at 231 W Burleigh Avenue. In accordance with an investigation report from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Workplace, the constructing was a multi-use constructing with a church on the primary ground and rooms upstairs.
It has been “lengthy deserted” in accordance with the report.
Police assumed the deceased was a person based mostly on the clothes he was sporting. The ME later confirmed.
The health worker’s workplace stated a majority of the stays had been “mummified” aside from the top, toes, and one hand. Due to the mummification, the health worker’s workplace was in a position to determine tattoos on the physique and submit them right into a database.
The tattoos didn’t match anybody already within the database, however the tattoos can be utilized sooner or later if investigators get a lead on the person’s identification.
In accordance with the ME’s workplace, one of many tattoos is on the left forearm and it says “KING.” There is a geometric design on the higher left arm, and a proper forearm tattoo with the letters S A V A on it, however the different designs are laborious to make out.
“We would like to have the ability to present some sort of closure to that household that we now have right here. Now we have discovered their liked one,” stated Amy Michalak, lead forensic investigator on the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Workplace.
Officers stated the person was sporting a number of layers of clothes together with athletic pants, lengthy underwear, and what gave the impression to be two jackets.
Michalak stated in addition they discovered a purple allergy alert bracelet generally utilized in hospitals on the physique.
Along with recovering the garments the person was sporting, officers additionally discovered rings. Investigators are hoping somebody will acknowledge the rings and know who they belong to.
The person didn’t seem to have any accidents, and the investigator’s report stated there was no signal of medicine.
Milwaukee police are going by means of lacking particular person experiences to see if anybody matches the person’s description. They’re additionally hoping to discover a match by means of the tattoo system. Nonetheless, you probably have any data on this investigation or you probably have an concept of who the deceased is, name MPD at 414-935-7360 or the ME’s workplace at 414-223-1200.