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Case File: 1400UMCA

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: July 19, 1992
  • Location of Discovery: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
  • Estimated Date of Death: Same day
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 17-19 years old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: 170 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black, short.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Dark brown complexion. Very faint facial hair on his upper lip and chin. Small scar on the left side of his hip. He had a small, slightly raised inch scar on his left upper thigh as well as a slightly larger inch scar on the anterior surface of his lower left thigh.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available - Insufficient DNA for profiling.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue jeans, a T-shirt, and tennis shoes.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    Sometime after 8 p.m., the victim and another boy were standing at a bus stop at the corner of Vernon Avenue and Compton Boulevard in Los Angeles when they were shot by passengers in a passing vehicle. Both were transported to the hospital. The victim died the following day, on July 20th. The other victim was pronounced dead upon arrival.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Los Angeles County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Investigator Daniel Machian
  • Agency Phone Number: 323-343-0754 or 323-222-0343
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 1992-06614; LE: 92-1322977; NCMEC: 1184478
  • NCIC Case Number: U595738011
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #3773
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • LA County Coroner's Office

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    Added: 2/7/07; Last Updated: 10/26/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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