The Doe Network: International Center for Unidentified & Missing Persons
Case File: 994UMCA

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Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: December 8, 1980
  • Location of Discovery: Newhall, Los Angeles County, California
  • Estimated Date of Death: 24 hours prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Traumatic injuries
  • Cause of Death: Homicide - shot once in the head and four times in the chest.
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 16-25 years old
  • Race: White, possibly Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5'4" to 5'8"
  • Weight: 140-150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Dark brown, curly, collar-length.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: One-inch scar on his inner right elbow.
  • Dentals: Available. Pronounced upper right incisor tooth.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Beige, long-sleeve Foxy western-style shirt with snaps down the front, beige corduroy pants, brown gym shorts with red trim, white socks with green trim, and black zipper boots (size 9 1/2D).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was found in the Angeles National Forest in a brushy area 150 yards east of Sand Canyon Road, south of Placerita Canyon Road in the Newhall area.

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

  • Agency Name: Los Angeles County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Daniel Machian
  • Agency Phone Number: 323-343-0512
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Richard Kennerly
  • Agency Phone Number: 760-415-7332

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 8016078; LE: 1980-08752-0652-011; NCMEC: 1137956
  • NCIC Case Number: U763679416
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4362
  • Former Hot Case Number: 2245
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • NCMEC
  • LASD Homicide-Cold Case Unit

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    Added: 7/17/07; Last Updated: 12/30/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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