Case Report - NamUs UP # 2686

Case Information

Unidentified
97-0122
January 08, 1997 00:00
October 07, 2008 16:37
May 06, 2014 14:22
October 08, 2008 05:27

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)

Philadelphia Cnty Med Exmnrs Ofc
215-685-7458

Case Manager

Seth Ditizio
215-685-7445

Demographics

Adult - Pre 40
20 years
35 years
White
Hispanic/Latino
Male
151, Measured
72, Estimated

Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)

Not recognizable - Charred/burned

1997 to 1997
Days

Circumstances

Location Found

2400 N Orianna St
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
The decedent is found wrapped and bound inside a mattress that was placed inside a dumspster and set aflame on the premises of a church called Iglesia DeCristo Missionera, 2400 N. Orianna St. Philadelphia, PA.
The body is severely charred. The case was deemed a homicide. Numerous attempts were made to attain an identity over the years. A comprehensive review of cold case unknowns determined that further investigation is warranted. Fingerprints were processed and produced no record at that time. DNA comparison is available.

Physical

Red/Auburn
Majority of head hair was burned.dark colored tightly curled approximately 1 inch in length.
dark colored
unknown
Brown
Brown
Brown eyes


Figure of a Heart with "one love inside" located on the left chest.
pierced left earlobe

Medical

Fingerprints

No fingerprint information is currently available

Clothing and Accessories


Charred remnants of a brown striped shirt.
charred remnants of green blanket.
none/unknown
none/unknown
none/unknown

Dental

Dental information / charting is available and entered

DNA

Samples submitted - Tests not complete

Images

There are currently no images available for this case.



Documents

There are currently no documents available for this case.