The Doe Network: International Center for Unidentified & Missing Persons
Case File: 2484UMPA

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Artistic rendering of the victim

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: February 3, 1989
  • Location of Discovery: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Estimated Date of Death: Two days prior
  • State of Remains: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 17-21 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 139 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black, medium length, styled in jheri curls.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: He had a tattoo on his upper right arm that appeared to be homemade of a heart with an arrow drawn through it and the initials "HB" separated on each side of the heart by the arrow.
  • Dentals: Unknown. He had a gold tooth on one of his upper left teeth that would have been noticeable to others.
  • Fingerprints: Unknown
  • DNA: Unknown
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue denim jacket with matching shirt and pants that had leather trim around the pockets, blue Travel Fox sneakers, and white socks with horizontal blue stripes.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was found along Cobbs Creek Parkway, just south of Springfield Avenue in Philadelphia.

    The investigation has revealed that the male was possibly from New York City and had the nickname "Dallas."

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: (215) 685-7445
  • Agency Name: Philadelphia Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: (215) 686-3334

  • Agency Case Number: NCMEC: 1184584
  • NCIC Case Number: U357815475
  • NamUs Case Number: Not listed
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NCMEC

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    Added: 1/31/15; Last Updated: 1/31/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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