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Case File: 583UMTX

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Artistic renderings of the victim (NCMEC/TXDPS)

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: April 28, 1979
  • Location of Discovery: Houston, Harris County, Texas
  • Estimated Date of Death: Minutes prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Traumatic injuries
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 15-20 years old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'2" to 5'8"
  • Weight: 137-147 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black, about 4 inches long.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Vaccination scar on left arm. Burn scar on his left hip. Scars on both knees. Thin black mustache.
  • Dentals: Not available.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Brown and orange long sleeved shirt with the sleeves rolled up to his elbows, brown slacks with no back pockets, white socks, and black Harness shoes (size 6 1/2).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was located lying on the sidewalk at 2100 Cochran Street in Houston.

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

  • Agency Name: Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
  • Agency Contact Person: MEO ID Unit
  • Agency Phone Number: 1-713-796-9292
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 512-424-5074 or 1-800-346-3243

  • Agency Case Number: ME: ML79-2203; LE: P-14427; TXDPS: U0411004; NCMEC: 1184344
  • NCIC Case Number: U160006791
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4654
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • TXDPS
  • NCMEC

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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 9/27/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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