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Case File: 2506UMFL

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: July 14, 1982
  • Location of Discovery: Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1 week prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25-40 years old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'10" to 6'0"
  • Weight: 150-190 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: He wore a mustache.
  • Dentals: Available. He had a slight overbite and several restorations.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Marc Phillipe designer blue jeans (size 3), gym shorts (size 36-38), and Fruit of the Loom underwear (size 34-36).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's body was found with a female, 1220UFFL, and a male 2507UMFL in C-51 Canal, eight miles west of U.S. 441 on New Hope Sugar property in Belle Glade.

    The body was wrapped in a dark blue quilted bed comforter with a black plastic garbage bag over the head and feet. It was tied with fishing line and rope. Masking tape covered his mouth and eyes. The victim had been handcuffed. The handcuffs had the word "STOP" printed over the keyhole.

    Investigators believe the killings could be drug-related and that the trio was killed elsewhere.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Lt. Mike Wingate
  • Agency Phone Number: 561-688-4092
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Name: District 15 Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Michael Bell
  • Agency Phone Number: 561-688-4575 or 4465

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 82-P-204 / 1982-00204; LE: 82-69932
  • NCIC Case Number: U189707489
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #810
  • Former Hot Case Number: 576
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • FLUIDDB
  • Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
  • Sun-Sentinel News Archive (12/13/06)

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    Added: 3/13/07; Last Updated: 5/5/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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