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Texas Missing Persons Clearhouse Online Bulletin

Unidentified Person's Details

Date Picture Updated: 7/11/2018
“The above is a forensic artist’s facial reconstruction image. Although based strongly on scientific information, it may not be an exact likeness.”

Case Number: U9612001
Date Found: 12/02/1996
Estimated Date of Death: 11/01/1996
Cause of Death: Unknown

Race: White
Age: 28 - 50
Height: 5' 09" - 6' 00"
Eye Color: Unknown

Sex: Male

Weight: 130 lbs. - 150 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown

City Found: Unknown
County Found: TOM GREEN
State Found: Texas
Country Found: USA

The decedent was located in a pasture in the northern part of the county near the northeast bank of O.C. Fisher Lake. He is believed to be Caucasian, although Hispanic admixture should not be ruled out. He had wavy hair, a slight build, and small ears. Hairstyle and length depicted in the facial rendering is representative of victim’s exact hair at time of death. Items of clothing found near the remains were a “Roundtree and Yorke”-brand burgundy pullover sweatshirt (size large), light-blue “Levi’s”-brand 550 relaxed-fit, button-fly jeans (size 31” x 34”), white socks, and “Brahma”-brand hiking boots (size 7-1/2). An open package of “GPC”-brand cigarettes was on the ground near the body. A green “Outdoor Products”-brand backpack at the scene contained cans of “Cougar”-brand snuff and assorted toiletries. On the outside of the upper flap of the backpack was handwritten in dark marker: “Wayne Rudd Austin, TX. And damn proud of it!”

Additional Pictures

Date Picture Updated: 7/11/2018

“Brahma”-brand work boots

You can contact the Missing Persons Clearinghouse at:

Missing Persons Clearinghouse
Texas Department of Public Safety

P O Box 4087
Austin, Texas 78773-0422
Phone: (512) 424-5074
Helpline: (800) 346-3243