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Date of Discovery: July 17, 1992
Location of Discovery: Osteen, Volusia County, Florida
Estimated Date of Death: Days prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Traumatic injuries
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 46-60 years old
Height: 6'0" to 6'2"
Weight: 144 lbs.
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: About two weeks' growth of gray beard on his neck. Uncircumcised. Suffered from cardiovascular disease. Medium build. A well-healed 2 1/2" surgical scar about two inches above the navel. A half-inch by quarter-inch scar on the left side of his abdomen. He had open sores and discolored skin on his lower legs. He also had a foam pad attached to the skin of his right lower leg. The man's toes were thickened and misshapen by an infection. Most of both hands had been cut off.
Dentals: Not available.
Fingerprints: Available - palm and thumb print.
Clothing & Personal Items
Additional Personal Items: None.
Residents driving through the southwest Volusia area found the victim's nude body at Maytown Road near Gobler's Lodge Road in a rural area five miles east of Osteen.
His head and hands were missing and have never been recovered. He had a cord tied around his ankles and it appeared he had been dragged behind a vehicle.
In 2007, the investigation revealed the victim may be from South Florida, but an official identification has not been made.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: District 7 Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Joseph Mullin
Agency Phone Number: 386-258-4060
Agency Case Number: 1992-00397
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #1150
Former Hot Case Number: 838
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
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