The Doe Network: International Center for Unidentified & Missing Persons
Case File: 16UMCA

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: July 10, 1988
  • Location of Discovery: Santa Ana, Orange County, California
  • Estimated Date of Death: July 11, 1988
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Auto/pedestrian accident
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 17-23 years old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'1"
  • Weight: 126 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Dark brown to black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: He had a thin mustache. He had three linear scars approximately ½ inch each in length on and below his left knee, as well as ½ inch scar above his left eyebrow. His nose was flattened. Normal, well-nourished physique. Dark tanned skin. No tattoos.
  • Dentals: Available. His teeth were crowded. No dental restorations, heavy dental wear. Fair condition.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: A green windbreaker jacket, blue jeans, a black tank top, and blue tennis shoes (size 5).
  • Jewelry: None.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was struck by a vehicle in a hit and run while crossing the northbound lanes of Bristol Street in Santa Ana around 8:55 p.m. He was transported to the UCI Medical Center where he subsequently died from his injuries.

    The decedent may have gone by the alias “Carlos Santana."

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Orange County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Coroner's Division - Scott Hayes
  • Agency Phone Number: 714-647-7400
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Name: Santa Ana Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 714-245-8373

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 88-03655-LY; LE: 88-50217; NCMEC: 1184204
  • NCIC Case Number: U447583177
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #7664
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Orange County Sheriff's Office

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    Added: 12/8/05; Last Updated: 2/8/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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