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Case File: 2307UMAZ

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Artistic rendering of the victim; Victim's jewelry

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: July 5, 1996
  • Location of Discovery: Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
  • Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 30-60 years old
  • Race: White.
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'3"
  • Weight: 90-100 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown, graying and about 3 inches long.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Several tattoos: a cross tattoo on the anterior upper left arm, “P.Rizo” tattooed on the posterior upper left arm, “DB” tattooed on left forearm, and “WSR” or “WSN” tattooed on an unknown location. A metal rod in the right lower leg from his knee to his ankle with 5 screws, no known numbers on the rod.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue Trouser Quality - Type 2 jeans (size 30-31), a blue and tan checkered Ruffini long sleeve shirt with a 9" tear on the right elbow and a 10" tear on the right back, a tan Screen Star T-shirt with “35th Avenue Swapmeet” on the front and "Tacoti" on the back (size XL), and black socks.
  • Jewelry: A white and yellow metal LTD quartz watch. A white metal ring with a black stone.
  • Additional Personal Items: Two black combs and a pocket knife case (no pocket knife).
  • Case History

    The victim was found floating in a canal 1/2 mile south of 7200 West Baseline Road in Phoenix.

    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: 96-1832
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #1940
  • Former Hot Case Number: 444
  • 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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    Last Updated: 5/24/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator


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