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Case File: 2478UMCA

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Victim's belt

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: May 12, 1989
  • Location of Discovery: La Habra Heights, Los Angeles County, California
  • Estimated Date of Death: One year prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 15-21 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'4" to 5'6"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Dark brown, coarse and straight.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: May have had asthma.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Edwin blue jeans, white T-shirt, and white Pro Wing high-tip basketball shoes (size 7). A belt was found near the remains. Clothing appeared to be small.
  • Jewelry: A quartz watch.
  • Additional Personal Items: A plastic inhaler.
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were discovered on a hillside across from the 1600 block of Hacienda Boulevard in La Habra Heights.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Los Angeles County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Daniel Machian
  • Agency Phone Number: 323-343-0754

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 89-4879; NCMEC: 1184171
  • NCIC Case Number: U550003297
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #3985
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • NCMEC

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    Added: 1/24/15; Last Updated: 1/24/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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