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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
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 25-40 years old
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).
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
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.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Lt. Mike Wingate
Agency Phone Number: 561-688-4092
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.
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
Sun-Sentinel News Archive (12/13/06)