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Case File: 2554UMMA

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: October 6, 1988
  • Location of Discovery: Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Estimated Date of Death: A few days prior
  • State of Remains: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 17-20 years old
  • Race: Black, possibly of Jamaican ancestry.
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Unknown
  • Fingerprints: Unknown
  • DNA: Unknown
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: A black sweatshirt, black Joy Vence slacks with pin stripes, a green army belt, black underwear, blue socks, and white Nike sneakers.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's body was found in a wooded area off of Eldon Street with the body of a another teenager. He may have gone by the name Hooker.

    Boston Police believe that both boys may be from or have ties to Bronx, New York.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Boston Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: Homicide / Cold Case Unit / Detective John F. Cronin
  • Agency Phone Number: 617-343-5837
  • Agency Name: CrimeStoppers Tip Line
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 800-494-TIPS or if you have information you may text "TIP" to CRIME (27463)

  • Agency Case Number: Unknown
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: Not listed
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Savage Watch - Massachusett's Cold Cases

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    Added: 2/23/15; Last Updated: 2/23/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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