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Case File: 730UMTX

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Artistic rendering and composite of the victim; Victim's T-shirt

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: January 13, 2004
  • Location of Discovery: Canutillo, El Paso County, Texas
  • Estimated Date of Death: January 12, 2004
  • State of Remains: Partially burned (40%)
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by blunt force trauma to the head
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25-35 years old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'10" to 5'11"
  • Weight: 115-140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown with a thin mustache.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Unknown.
  • Fingerprints: Available. RT: P0 PI 14 P0 C0; LT: PI P0 PI SR SR.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available in CODIS.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue T-shirt (photo above), plaid boxers and white ankle sport socks. Blue sweat pants were found lying next to the victim.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's partially burned body was located laying face down in a desert area approximately 330 feet from the road along the 7800 block of South Desert Boulevard, west of Interstate 10. Investigators believe the man was burned in an attempt to destroy any evidence or identification.

    He might have been living or spending time in Canutillo and Westway.

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

  • Agency Name: Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Agency Contact Person: Missing Persons Clearinghouse
  • Agency Phone Number: 512-424-5074 or 800-346-3243
  • Agency Name: El Paso Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 915-532-1447
  • Agency Name: El Paso County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Sgt. James Belknap
  • Agency Phone Number: 915-546-2291

  • Agency Case Number: TXDPS U0401010; ME: 2004-A00317
  • NCIC Case Number: U970005351
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #3246
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Texas Department of Public Safety
  • El Paso Times News Archive

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