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Case File: 1774UMAZ

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Forensic Rendering Tattoo Tattoo 2 Clothing
Left to right: Forensic rendering of decedent; tattoos; and drawing of decedent's clothing

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: April 7, 2001
  • Location of Discovery: Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1-15 days prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Drug overdose
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 30-40 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 160 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown with a mustache and beard
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Several Tattoos: Banner with flowers and illegible names on the chest; a dolphin and a heart and the name "CLAUDIA" and the name "GABRIELLA" on the left chest; a bird and a child and two heads and a woman on the left upper arm; the Virgin Mary on the left forearm; a spiral design on the left elbow; an abstract design on the right anterior shoulder; a crucifix on the right deltoid area; illegible script on the anterior aspect of the right upper arm; a Jesus figure on the right upper arm; an abstract design with an illegible word on the right upper arm; a jack-in-the-box with a clown head on the right forearm; two women's heads on the right forearm; an abstract design on the side of the left lower leg; a snake surrounding the left ankle; two skulls on the left side of the back; an ill-defined tattoo on the left side of the back (a portion of which appears to be wings); and an ill-defined tattoo on the right side of the back that appears to be a woman's head with a sombrero.
  • Dentals: X-rays are available. Diastema between #8 and #9 also between #10 and #11.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available in FBI NMPDD/CODIS.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Green jeans, a purple and black jacket, and a plaid shirt.
  • Jewelry: A cloth necklace.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The decedent was found in a field near 15th Avenue and Southern in Phoenix.

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

  • Agency Name: Maricopa County Medical Examiner, Forensic Science Center
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Stuart Somershoe
  • Agency Phone Number: 602-506-3322
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 01-1042
  • NCIC Case Number: U850016234
  • NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #1971
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1214
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office

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    Last Updated: 7/22/12 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator


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