Artistic renderings of the victim
Date of Discovery: July 8, 1989
Location of Discovery: Bronx, Bronx County, New York
Estimated Date of Death: 1989
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Mummified
Cause of Death: Unknown
Estimated Age: 25-40 years old
Height: 6'1", Estimated
Hair Color: Black, curly and about 1" in length.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed blunt trauma of the skull suggests the potential for a recognizable scar on the forehead. Healed fractures of the nasal bones and frontal bone just superior to nasals and left orbit. Healed fractures of the right fourth metacarpal and right ulna. Healed fracture of the left calcaneous, talus, and cuboid.
Dentals: Available. Distinctive loss of front tooth.
Fingerprints: Not Available
Clothing: Long sleeved, pull-over type sweater and a single white tube sock.
Jewelry: Rosary with crucifix worn around his neck.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The victim's remains were found in the boiler room of an abandoned building at East 137th Street and Cypress Avenue by police officers conducting an investigation of possible drug sales.
Agency Name: New York County Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Angela Soler
Agency Phone Number: 212-447-2770
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: B89-03174
NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 2277
Added: 8/15/08; Last Updated: 5/29/17
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** Listed information may be estimated.