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Case File: 1839UMFL - Hot Case

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Forensic rendering of decedent

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: September 21, 2012
  • Location of Discovery: Wimauma, Hillsborough County, Florida
  • Estimated Date of Death: Weeks prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 45-65 years old. Estimated year of birth is 1947-1967.
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 6'0" to 6'3"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available. Moderate to advanced generalized peridontal disease. Anterior edge to edge occlusion with severe attrition Teeth #'s 6-8, 21, 22, 24 and 26-28. Default used tooth #11. Teeth #'s 23 and 25 missing postmortem.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Samples submitted - Tests not complete.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Aramarck blue work pants (size 36x32), black cloth belt, tan socks, and Starter black tennis shoes.
  • Jewelry: None
  • Additional Personal Items: Black zippered pouch.
  • Case History

    Partially skelontonized remains of the decedent were located on September 21, 2012. He is believed to be a homeless man who lived in the woods. He may possibly be known as the "Can Man."

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

  • Agency Name: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Tom Pettis
  • Agency Phone Number: 813-247-8662
  • Agency Name: Hillsborough County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Amanda Whidden
  • Agency Phone Number: 813-914-4500

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 12-05970; LE: 12-486861
  • NCIC Case Number: U58002737340
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #10785
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

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

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    Added: 12/8/12 - By: DD / Hot Case Coordinator

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