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Case File: 18UMFL

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: February 3, 1984
  • Location of Discovery: South Bay, Palm Beach County, Florida
  • Estimated Date of Death: One year prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by blunt force trauma to the base of the skull
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 17-28 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'9" to 6'0"
  • Weight: 110-130 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown, straight or with a slight curl.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: He had endured trauma to his ribs and right hand within weeks prior to his death, as he had healing fractures to both. The injury to his right hand did not heal correctly and his right thumb might have appeared deformed.
  • Dentals: Available. His teeth were in relatively good shape. One of his bottom molars was surgically removed 12-18 months prior to his death. Dental fillings were also seen in his teeth.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Dark blue jogging shorts with the number "82502" on the inside band, white socks with blue stripes, and white boxers.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were located in a wooded area off US Highway 27, about 18 miles south of South Bay, near the Palm Beach/Broward county line.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Lt. Mike Wingate
  • Agency Phone Number: 561-688-4092
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  • Agency Name: District 15 Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Michael Bell
  • Agency Phone Number: 561-688-4575 or 4465

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 84-0134; NCMEC: 1184443
  • NCIC Case Number: U095908070
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #814
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Palm Beach Sheriff's Office

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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 5/5/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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