PUBLISHED: 22:37 EST, 26 June 2012 | UPDATED: 22:37 EST, 26 June 2012
You can’t accuse Oklahoma City authorities not trying to discover the identity of a man who died more than 30 years ago.
But one may question their methods and, possibly, their motives too.
Investigators have released images of a ‘life-like’ dummy they created in the hopes that a member of the public will be able to identify the man who died in February 1981.
Dummy investigation: Oklahoma City cops have released photos of this dummy in the hopes of identifying a man who died more than 30 years ago
The man’s death was not ruled as a homicide and it is unclear what has prompted the sudden investigation, reported the Smoking Gun.
Oklahoma City cops, the state’s Medical Examiner’s Office and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) all joined forces to create the ‘reconstruction of what this man may have looked like.’
The dummy, who is sporting a OSBI t-shirt and wearing glasses, was created by a forensic artist from the investigation agency.
With greying hair and facial stubble, the dummy resembles a man in his 50s or 60s.
An Oklahoma City Police spokesman told the MailOnline he was not in a position to comment on the case on Tuesday evening.
It is not known if anyone has come forward with information after the release of the dummy photographs.