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Case File: 2660UMFL

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Unidentified Male

  • 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
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 46-60 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • 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.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: None.
  • Jewelry: None.
  • Additional Personal Items: None.
  • Case History

    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.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: District 7 Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Joseph Mullin
  • Agency Phone Number: 386-258-4060
  • E-Mail


  • 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.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • FLUIDDB
  • Journal On Line News Archive - October 10, 2007
  • The Tampa Tribune News Archive

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    Added: 11/19/07; Last Updated: 5/24/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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