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Case File: 2302UMAZ

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: August 11, 1995
  • Location of Discovery: Gila Bend, Maricopa County, Arizona
  • Estimated Date of Death: A few days prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Head injury
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 20-40 years old
  • Race: Native American or Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Weight: 87 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown, short.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Wore a moustache. Right leg amputated below the knee and he was wearing a makeshift prosthesis made out of a portion of a plastic bucket, string, a metal rod, and numerous irregular pieces of rubber which were attached to the rod. The apparatus was then connected to a shoe. The stump of the leg was covered with numerous colored socks. Skull fracture and a subarachnoid hemorrhage.
  • Dentals: Available. Natural teeth.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Sample available - Not yet submitted.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Tan jeans, blue and white jacket, black shoes, and purple socks.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    A Southern Pacific Railroad employee discovered the victim's body under a Palo Verde tree in a campsite near the railroad tracks, 3 miles east of MC 85.

    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: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 602-506-3322

  • Agency Case Number: 95-2248
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #11628
  • Former Hot Case Number: 790
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Maricopa County Medical Examiner Forensic Science Center

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