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Case File: 1977UMAZ

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Victim's clothing

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: April 6, 2009
  • Location of Discovery: Sasebe, Pima County, Arizona
  • Estimated Date of Death: 2006-2009
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only - cranium
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 18-50 years old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: Unknown
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Possible scar on the right temple due to surgical intervention. Healed evidence of prior parietal flap on the right side of the cranium involving parietal and temporal bones. The surgical procedure may have been known to persons familiar with the decedent.
  • Dentals: Available - X-rays and photographs. Right maxilla and mandible not recovered. #12, root remnant present. #15 - postmortem fragmentation on facial surface.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Denim Iceberg Jeans pants (size 36), Fat Albert and the Junkyard Gang shirt, JG DXTS short-sleeved shirt, white leather belt and buckle, white Adidas hat, and brown leather shoes (size 7.5).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's cranium was found in the desert by U.S. Border Patrol, 17 miles north of Sasebe.

    Initial assessment indicated the victim was female, however DNA analysis indicates the remains belong to a male.

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

  • Agency Name: Pima County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Bruce Anderson
  • Agency Phone Number: 520-243-8600
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: ML09-00755
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #6351
  • Former Hot Case Number: 2371
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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