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Case File: 2485UMNY

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: August 31, 1991
  • Location of Discovery: Bronx, New York
  • Estimated Date of Death: A few hours prior
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot to the head
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 17-25 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 155 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black, buzzed short.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: He wore a thin mustache. He had a small 1/2" linear scar on the back of both his right and left hands along with several small scars on both knees.
  • Dentals: Available. One filling was noted.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown
  • Jewelry: A ring depicting Adam and Eve under an apple tree and a necklace with an Asian medallion.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was found by a bus driver in the bushes near the intersection of Castle Hill Road and Zerega Avenue. The bus driver had heard gunshots in the area a few hours earlier.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner
  • Agency Contact Person: Benjamin Figura
  • Agency Phone Number: 212-447-2770

  • Agency Case Number: ME: B91-03734; NCMEC: 1184314
  • NCIC Case Number: U637495395
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #7877
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • NCMEC

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

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