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Case File: 771UMCA

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Victim's rosary, shoes and sweater (mouse over to enlarge)

Unidentified Male

  • Date of Discovery: October 13, 1975
  • Location of Discovery: Woodside, San Mateo County, California
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1 to 3 years prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Skull fracture
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 9-12 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 4'7" to 5'0"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available. Extensive decay in the lower teeth suggesting the child had poor or no dental care prior to his death.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Not available. Sample not retained and location of remains unknown.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Dark blue sweater or jacket with snaps and a red/green/black/gray vertical striped liner, brown boots with three hooks and four eyelets with white oblique angled striping on soles and tranverse striping on the heels (size 7 - 7.5). The boots were missing laces.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Wooden rosary beads with a cross pendant with white metal clasp; body/corpus and some wood beads are missing; "Italy" inscribed on the cross.
  • Case History

    A hiker discovered the partial skeletal remains of a child 300 yards up a steep and heavily wooded gully west of Kings Mountain Road about 1/4 mile south of the Huddart Park entrance. The discovery was made between October 13-19, 1975, but the remains were not recovered until October 20th.

    He may have been part of a migrant family working the circuit of seasonal harvests.

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

  • Agency Name: San Mateo County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 650-312-5562
  • Agency Name: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
  • Agency Contact Person: Forensic Services Unit
  • Agency Phone Number: 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 75-936; NCMEC: 1167344
  • NCIC Case Number: U604069948
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #10524
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • San Mateo County Coroner's Office
  • NCMEC

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    Last Updated: 10/23/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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