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Artistic rendering of the victim (NCMEC, Carl Koppelman)
Date of Discovery: September 19, 1979
Location of Discovery: Bell, Los Angeles County, California
Estimated Date of Death: Hours prior
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 15-25 years old
Weight: 129 lbs.
Hair Color: Light brown, short and thin.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Appendix present.
DNA: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Blue pants, Hawaiian print KMART shirt, brown leather belt, white socks with a red stripe at the top, and underwear.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The victim was located in the Los Angeles riverbed, north of the Patata Street overpass/trestle in Bell.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Los Angeles County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Daniel Machian
Agency Phone Number: 323-343-0754 or 323-222-0343
Agency Case Number: ME: 1979-11760; NCMEC: 1184184
NCIC Case Number: U170020176
NamUs Case Number: UP #4399
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Los Angeles County Coroner's Office