Doe Network

14UMCA - Unidentified Male

Reconstructions of the victim (left by Carl Koppelman). To view a postmortem photo, please click here.

Date of Discovery: November 28, 1987
Location of Discovery: Fullerton, Orange County, California
Estimated Date of Death: Minutes prior
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Suicide - victim jumped into oncoming traffic.

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 30-45 years old
Race: White
Sex: Male
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 247 lbs.
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Heavyset physique. He had a large oval-shaped burn scar on his abdomen. Uncircumcised. Waist size approximately 44"; chest approximately 40", shoe size 9.


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Available
DNA: Samples submitted - Tests not complete

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Blue sweater; blue pants, size 44 x 34; and a brown and white shirt.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: The victim wore glasses.

Circumstances of Discovery

The victim killed himself by running in front of a truck. The truck was traveling along the Orange (57) Freeway just south of Imperial Highway in Brea when the driver noticed a man crouching beside the road.

Suddenly the man ran in front of the truck. The truck hit the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Orange County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Scott Hayes
Agency Phone Number: 714-647-7411
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 87-05618-MA

NCIC Case Number: U306518020
NamUs Case Number: 7662

Information Source(s)

Orange County Sheriff-Coroner

Admin Notes

Added: 12/18/05; Last Updated: 12/11/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information may be estimated.

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