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Artistic reconstruction, sketch and clothing of the victim; Victim's headstone
Date of Discovery: May 7, 1972
Location of Discovery: Daytona, Volusia County, Florida
Estimated Date of Death: May 3, 1972
State of Remains: Decomposed
Cause of Death: Homicide by stabbing
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 11-14 years old
Weight: 110-120 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark brown and wavy.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Shaved pubic region. He had a benign bone tumor in his right leg that is common in male children and asymptomatic. He also had a congenital condition where bones in his feet fused together but also would have been asymptotic.
Dentals: Not available. All 32 teeth were in near perfect condition. No dental fillings were observed.
DNA: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Maroon/red and white striped short sleeved pullover knit shirt, blue denim jacket (sleeve length 32), purple and gray tweed pants, brown dress socks, and one black loafer dress shoe with a chrome/silver buckle on the side (size 8 1/2).
Additional Personal Items: Black wallet with paint flecks on it was found in his left rear pant pocket.
The decomposed remains of a homicide victim were located near a pond off of Indian Lake Road in Daytona Beach. His body showed signs of violent trauma.
His body was exhumed in 2013 in hopes of collecting DNA.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Volusia County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Inv. Ralph Henshaw
Agency Phone Number: 386-254-1537 x11425 or 386-254-4689
Agency Name: Volusia County Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 386-258-4060
Agency Case Number: LE: John Doe #1; NCMEC: 1224409
NCIC Case Number: U950028252
NamUs Case Number: Not listed
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Volusia County Sheriff's Office
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