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Date of Discovery: January 8, 1997
Location of Discovery: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Estimated Date of Death: Days prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Charred/burned
Cause of Death: Homicide
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 20-35 years old
Race: White and/or Hispanic
Weight: 151 lbs.
Hair Color: Red or auburn, tightly curled approximately one-inch in length.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Pierced left earlobe. Tattoo on the left side of his chest of a heart with "one love inside."
Dentals: Available. Fillings present.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Samples submitted - tests not complete.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Charred remnants of a brown striped shirt.
Additional Personal Items: Charred remnants of a green blanket.
The victim was found wrapped and bound inside a mattress that was placed inside a dumpster and set aflame on the premises of a church called Iglesia DeCristo Missionera on 2400 North Orianna Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Philadelphia Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Steve Olszewski
Agency Phone Number: 215-685-7445
Agency Case Number: 97-0122
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #2686
Former Hot Case Number: 1526
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.