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
Estimated Age: Adult - Pre 40 years old
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.
Clothing: A blue shirt, black shoes, gray pants, and brown pants.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The decedent was located between two trailers at Country Club and Broadway in Mesa.
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
Maricopa Office of the Medical Examiner
Added: 2/11/07; Last Updated: 11/15/17
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