Artistic rendering of the victim. View Post-mortem Photo 1 and Post-mortem Photo 2
Date of Discovery: July 11, 1998
Location of Discovery: Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Estimated Date of Death: Minutes prior
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Vehicle/pedestrian accident
Estimated Age: 40-70 years old
Height: 5'9", Measured
Weight: 190 lbs., Estimated
Hair Color: Gray
Eye Color: Blue
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Wore a gray beard and mustache.
Dentals: Available. He was missing most of his teeth.
Clothing: Green pants and brown sandals.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The victim was struck by a car at 36th Avenue and Peoria in Phoenix, and died later in the hospital.
He was known as a transient in the area for many years. He was known to others as “Box Mike.”
Agency Name: Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Christen Eggers
Agency Phone Number: 602-506-3322
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 98-1871
NCIC Case Number: U540019212
NamUs Case Number: 1952
Maricopa Office of the Medical Examiner
Added: 5/24/14; Last Updated: 11/15/17
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** Listed information may be estimated.