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Case File: 1402UMCA

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PENDING CONFIRMATION OF HAVING BEEN IDENTIFIED - 6/26/17

1402UMCA
Artistic rendering of the victim (Carl Koppelman)

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: October 31, 1967
  • Location of Discovery: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
  • Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
  • State of Remains: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 20-30 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Weight: 145-150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: A vertical 12-inch linear scar on his abdomen.
  • Dentals: Unknown
  • Fingerprints: Unknown
  • DNA: Unknown
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: White shirt, white boxers, light tan pants, brown socks, and brown suede shoes.
  • Jewelry: None.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    On October 31, 1967, around 2:55 a.m., two men reported that the decedent had been shot in the hallway of a hotel located at 460 East 4th Street in Los Angeles. An ambulance was summoned and he was pronounced dead at 3:35 a.m. He had been in room #210.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    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: 323-343-0512
  • E-Mail


  • Agency Case Number: 1967-10766
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: Not listed
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Los Angeles County Coroner's Office

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    Added: 3/27/10; Last Updated: 8/9/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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