Doe Network

2531UMCA - Unidentified Male

Reconstruction of the victim by NCMEC.

Date of Discovery: February 13, 1988
Location of Discovery: Santa Cruz County, California
Estimated Date of Death: 1987-1988 or possibly longer.
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
Cause of Death: Unknown

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 16-20 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'2" to 5'9"
Weight: Unknown
Hair Color: light brown hair, 1-3 inches in length.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Unknown
DNA: Sample submitted - Tests complete.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The victim was located down the ravine of a cliff on February 13, 1988, by hikers in the Bonny Doon area in an illegal dump site near mile marker 2.5.

His remains were placed in two garbage bags and the torso and limbs were not recovered.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Santa Cruz County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 831-454-2985
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 88-01148

NCIC Case Number: U643865692
NamUs Case Number: 3066
NCMEC Case Number: 1184226
Former Hot Case Number: 1887

Information Source(s)

San Jose Mercury News (CA) - February 17, 1988

Admin Notes

Added: 9/24/2009; Last Updated: 10/26/2016

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information may be estimated.

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