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1408UMFL - Unidentified Male


Sketch of the victim by Catyana Falsetti; 3D reconstruction.

Date of Discovery: January 8, 1984
Location of Discovery: Pembroke Pines, Broward County, Florida
Estimated Date of Death: Days prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 21-35 years old
Race: White and/or Hispanic
Sex: Male
Height: 5'2" to 5'6"
Weight: 120 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: The man apparently had suffered some leg injuries when he was younger and may have complained of pain from slight herniations in his lower back.

Identifiers

Dentals: Available. Stained teeth, a chipped front tooth and several cavities.
Fingerprints: Available.
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Long-sleeve blue plaid western style shirt; light blue pants (Pelham brand); jockey style underwear (size 18, waist 29); a blue leather and elastic belt; light blue nylon socks.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The victim was located at 600 North 184 Avenue, in Pembroke Pines, Florida on January 8, 1984. Someone had shoved a hankerchief down the victim's throat, wrapped his head in duct tape, tied his hands and shot him at least three times before setting the body on fire.

The man's body was found near where investigators found the body of a 19-year-old Kentucky woman just a day earlier. That woman was identified as Tammy Gale Crider. She, too, had been shot to death. Her death was linked to members of the Outlaws motorcycle gang, but no one was officially charged in her death.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: District 17 Medical Examiner
Agency Contact Person: Wendy Crane
Agency Phone Number: 954-357-5200 or 954-357-5242
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 1984-0035

Agency Name: Pembroke Pines Police Department
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 954-431-2225
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Unknown

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 1259
Former Hot Case Number: 613

Information Source(s)

NamUs
FLUIDDB
Sun-Sentinal

Admin Notes

Added: 4/2/07; Last Updated: 12/14/17


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