Doe Network

919UMAZ - Unidentified Male

Sketch Jose G. Tattoo Marijuana leaf tattoo
Sketch of the decedent by Diana P. Trepkov; Decedent's tattoos. View post-mortem.

Date of Discovery: August 23, 1997
Location of Discovery: Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona
Estimated Date of Death: Recent
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Drug overdose

Physical Description

Estimated Age: Adult - Pre 40 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6", Estimated
Weight: 140 lbs., Estimated
Hair Color: Brown, short in front but the back was 9" long and pulled back into a ponytail.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Pierced ear. Fingernail that is split down the center but healed. Two scars on his right knee (3/4 x1/2 inch). Tattoos of a marijuana leaf and "Mi Vida Loca" on right arm. Tattoo of "Jose G." on left forearm. Tattoo of what is believed to be the letter "I" on posterior left wrist.


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: A blue shirt, black shoes, gray pants, and brown pants.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The decedent was located between two trailers at Country Club and Broadway in Mesa.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Christen Eggers
Agency Phone Number: 602-506-3322
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 97-2326

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 1947

Information Source(s)

Maricopa Office of the Medical Examiner

Admin Notes

Added: 2/11/07; Last Updated: 11/15/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information may be estimated.

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