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Case File: 1075UMFL

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Artistic rendering of the victim (by Samantha Steinberg); Victim's shirt and duffel bag

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: December 29, 1992
  • Location of Discovery: Silver Springs, Marion County, Florida
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1985 to 1992
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Suicide by gunshot
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 17-30 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'7" to 6'2"
  • Weight: 150-180 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Suffered from spina bifida occulta. Thin to medium build.
  • Dentals: Available. He had an overbite.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Docker pants, Hanes underwear (32-inch waist), Levi jacket, two T-shirts (size Medium) - one with a picture of a sailboat with the slogan "Rum Runners Bermuda" and one with "Miami Vice" bearing characters from the T.V. show, and Nike Air sneakers (size 10 or 11).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Sunglasses. A blue nylon Adidas duffel bag with white trim that contained a shaving kit, hairbrush, zippered gun pouch, and roll-on deodorant dated 10 Sep 91. A .38 caliber Charter Arms revolver (serial #7813) with rubber target grips and a barrel stamped "off-duty 38 special."
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were located at a campsite in the Ocala National Forest 100 yards south of State Road 40 near the Juniper Springs recreation area entrance. Investigators believe he committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: District 5 Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Dona Faber
  • Agency Phone Number: 352-326-5961
  • Agency Name: Marion County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Rhonda Stroup
  • Agency Phone Number: 352-732-9111

  • Agency Case Number: S-92-33018
  • NCIC Case Number: U617473061
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #6052
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Marion County Sheriff's Office

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    Last Updated: 9/5/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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