Spartanburg County Coroner
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Madelyn Cox Thomas - Solved Cold Case - Spartanburg, South Carolina

Madelyn Cox Thomas

Ms. Thomas was last seen on July 18, 1990 in Gaston County North Carolina. She was reported missing to Gaston Police Department. Her body was discovered as an unidentified headless, handless, footless decedent in Spartanburg County on August 24, 1990.


Coroner's Case Number C-98-8289 ( NamUs Number UP8962)

On May 13, 1998 the nude body of an unidentified female of Asian descent was found on the frontage road adjacent to the south bound lane of I- 85 ( Casual Dr). No ID or clothing was found at the scene. She was approx 30to 40 years old 5"2 , approx 130 pounds , black hair and brown eyes.


Coroner's Case Number C-11-10-119 (NamUs Number UP9422)

On October 26,2011 the skeletal remains of a female was found by a person collecting scrap metal for re sale. The victim was located behind a house in the Startexcommunity off of highway 290 and South Main Street. An examination of the remains were conducted by Forensic Anthropologist Dr Suzanne M. Abel,PHD.