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Case File: 2494UMFL

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: July 24, 1978
  • Location of Discovery: LaBelle, Hendry County, Florida
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1978
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 40-50 years old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'4" to 5'6"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Suggestive of well-developed muscles, likely someone who squatted a lot. Probably a smoker.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Light/medium blue short-sleeved shirt with a trimmed collar and dark blue front pocket, dark blue trousers (34"x 38"), gold undershirt (size 34-38), matching gold briefs, and white shoes.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were found 75 feet west of Collinswood Drive, south of SR 80 in a rural area of LaBelle.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: District 21 Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Pamela Strassel
  • Agency Phone Number: 239-277-5020

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 1978-240
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP # 7917
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
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    Added: 2/4/15; Last Updated: 2/4/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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