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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: 45-55 years old
Height: 5'5" to 5'7"
Weight: 140-160 lbs.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: He wore a thick black Fu Man Chu and long mutton chop sideburns. He had a tattoo on the posterior left shoulder of the initials "ZDM" in a diamond shape, and a tattooe on the anterior left shoulder of a snake with woman's head and the words "ASI Erestu" above the head.
Dentals: Available. He had extensive dental work.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Plain Pocket blue jeans and wide black leather belt (size 32).
Jewelry: A gold ring with white stones surrounding a pink stone worn on the left ring finger. A gold chain with one black and one yellow metal cat charm attached. A silver National Semiconductor Chronograph wrist watch worn on the left wrist.
Additional Personal Items: An Aquarius medallion key ring with four keys.
The victim's body was found with a female, 1220UFFL, and a male, 2506UMFL in C-51 Canal, eight miles west of U.S. 441 on New Hope Sugar property in Belle Glade.
The body was wrapped mummy style with several articles of clothing, bed linen, and plastic and tied to a blue and gold inflatable life raft. A black plastic garbage bag was wrapped around his head. The wrapping was held together by clothesline, window cord and fishing lines. He had been handcuffed and shot in the back.
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-205; LE: 82-69933
NCIC Case Number: UI89912284
NamUs Case Number: UP #811
Former Hot Case Number: 578
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)