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Cold Case UnitWinston Richard Morris, "Skip"

The 1969 unsolved homicide of Winston Richard Morris, "Skip"

Winston Morris

Year of Death or Disappearance: 1969

City/Town: Salem

Status: Unsolved Homicide

Winston R. Morris (age 30) was found deceased on the side of I-93 in Salem, NH on August 7, 1969. It is presumed that he was there for about a week. Mr. Morris was shot four times, twice in the head, once in the torso and once in the neck. Mr. Morris wasn't identified until 2019, shortly before the 50th anniversary of his death. He served in the US Air Force and was a life long resident of Vermont and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was last seen alive in Burlington, Vermont on July 25, 1969. Mr. Morris was a loving father, brother and son.

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Additional Photos of Winston Morris

Additional photos of victim's facial reconstruction:

Salem unidentified male, side view

2012 Facial Reconstruction

Salem unidentified male, side view

Winston “Skip” Morris,
October 1962

Salem unidentified male, side view

September 1962

Salem unidentified male, side view


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