PHOTOS: Can you help identify these 7 deceased individuals from Virginia?

PHOTOS: Can you help identify these 7 deceased individuals from Virginia?

Credit: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

CASE #1: (SOLVED): Newport News Michael Ruff – Identified by his family based on computer-generated photograph and confirmed by family DNA.

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on August 5, 2014 at 4:26 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 5 at 4:26 PM

RICHMOND -- The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has released computer-generated photographs to help identify several deceased individuals found in Central and Eastern Virginia.

The photographs show how these people likely looked at the time of their deaths, based on the available evidence.

Officials say a similar photograph of an unidentified individual found in Newport News that was released and circulated throughout the community led to a positive identification. 

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The cases can also be reviewed by their NamUs identification numbers at www.identifyus.org.

Anyone with any information about the identity of the individuals in cases 2 - 8 is asked to call:
Norfolk -- OCME Investigator Paul Yoakam, 757-683-8366
Richmond -- OCME Investigators Bridget Kinnier, 804-786-6056, or Lara Frame-Newell, 804-786-3174.

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