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    FL - Pinellas Co., WhtMale 315UMFL, 30-60, 8 miles offshore, Oct'88

    The Doe Network:
    Case File 315UMFL
    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/315umfl.html
    NamUs UP Case 1200 https://identifyus.org/cases/1200


    Reconstruction of Victim by Sharon Long

    Unidentified White Male

    * Discovered on October 29, 1988 in the Gulf of Mexico, 8 miles southeast of Clearwater Pass, Pinellas County, Florida.
    * It is estimated the body was in the water between 2 and 7 days.
    * Skeletal remains

    Vital Statistics

    * Estimated age: 35-45 years old
    * Approximate Height and Weight: 6'3"; 200-220 lbs.
    * Distinguishing Characteristics: Black hair that is starting to gray. Dark, thick eyebrows. Due to decomposition his eye color cannot be determined. There were no scars, marks, or tattoos noted on the body. He could have been of Latin, Italian or Greek descent. He was slightly overweight, smoked, may have worked out with weights on a regular basis, loved rich foods and brushed his teeth about three times a day. The victim was right-handed, and at one point broke the little toe on his left foot. There were also signs that the his right jaw was injured during his lifetime.
    * Dentals: He had a small hole where his top and bottom front teeth didn't meet properly. That could be an indication of the victim's occupation. He may have had to hold something between his teeth, such as a fishing net for a fisherman or nails for a carpenter.
    * Clothing: He was wearing a pair of black swim trunks with green stripes. He had a white t-shirt tangled in the chain. The logo on the t-shirt reads "OCEAN VIEW CLUB, FOR KIDS ONLY". The T-shirt was made in Turkey.
    * DNA: mtDNA Profile available in FBI NMPDD.


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    Case History
    The victim was found shot to death and floating in the Gulf of Mexico on October 29, 1988.
    The victim had a chain and weights wrapped around his neck and two pointblank bullet wounds in the head. A fisherman, who first observed the badly decomposed body, towed him to shore.
    The victim was used to good foods, and everything around him was somehow associated with the beaches.
    No fingerprints available.
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    I don't see Gregory Allen Greco on any rule-out lists.

    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...o_gregory.html



    * His height (6'3") is spot-on.
    * His age (36) is within range (35-45 DoeNet 30-60 NamUs)
    * He was last seen in Tampa, (i.e., within 30 miles of the shoreline adjacent to the waters where the body was found).
    * He was last seen sometime in 1987 (i.e., a year before the body was found), but nothing in the circumstances suggest that he died in 1987.
    * He appears to have similar Mediterranean ethnicity (to match the possible Latin, Italian, or Greek descent), and his surname "Greco" means "Greek", although it's actually a common Italian surname.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CarlK90245 View Post
    I don't see Gregory Allen Greco on any rule-out lists.

    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...o_gregory.html



    * His height (6'3") is spot-on.
    * His age (36) is within range (35-45 DoeNet 30-60 NamUs)
    * He was last seen in Tampa, (i.e., within 30 miles of the shoreline adjacent to the waters where the body was found).
    * He was last seen sometime in 1987 (i.e., a year before the body was found), but nothing in the circumstances suggest that he died in 1987.
    * He appears to have similar Mediterranean ethnicity (to match the possible Latin, Italian, or Greek descent), and his surname "Greco" means "Greek", although it's actually a common Italian surname.
    This UID is not Gregory Greco.

    Gregory Greco was recently identified as a different UID found on 08-Aug-1987 near Clearwater Pass (DoeNet Case 1293UMFL).

    http://m2.tbo.com/content/2011/sep/0...-f/news-metro/

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    while this missing man had brown hair (not sure how dark it was), alot of other factors seem to fit. Richard Romano (presumably Italian) was 28 when last seen in Pinellas County in 1980, which would make Romano 36 in 1988 when the UID was found. Romano was 6'1" (a little shorter than the UID and weighed 195lbs)

    Of noteworthiness under his circumstances it states "Romano was reported to have ties to drug trafficking in the Miami area".

    that could explain, both his enjoyment of the finer things in life and the violent manner of his death.


    https://www.findthemissing.org/cases/10418/18/

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    Quote Originally Posted by webrocket View Post
    while this missing man had brown hair (not sure how dark it was), alot of other factors seem to fit. Richard Romano (presumably Italian) was 28 when last seen in Pinellas County in 1980, which would make Romano 36 in 1988 when the UID was found. Romano was 6'1" (a little shorter than the UID and weighed 195lbs)

    Of noteworthiness under his circumstances it states "Romano was reported to have ties to drug trafficking in the Miami area".

    that could explain, both his enjoyment of the finer things in life and the violent manner of his death.


    https://www.findthemissing.org/cases/10418/18/
    Both the UID and Mr. Romano have DNA complete and entered, but I can see why you would have picked him out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snufamonbobball View Post
    Both the UID and Mr. Romano have DNA complete and entered, but I can see why you would have picked him out.

    The UID has both nucDNA and mtDNA entered into CODIS.

    For Romano, Namus says "Sample submitted - Tests complete". for the sake of completeness, here is Romano's Doe Network profile which is silent on the subject of DNA -

    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/3585dmfl.html

    so if Romano's DNA test is complete, does that necessarily mean that it was entered anywhere?

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    I know Florida has it's own DNA database, but they also submit everything into CODIS as well.
    This explains everything in much greater detail than what I can do.

    http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/MCICSear...iedProgram.asp

    or

    http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/Content/...nitiative.aspx
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    I am curious how it is determined that he may have brushed his teeth 3x daily. Any dental experts available?

    A dental chart is entered on NamUs with this comment - "Teeth had a pink color on cervical portion. Caries on tooth 3 on occlusal surface. Posterior tetth occlusal wear, and heavy calculus was present, especially on buccal aspect of teeth 2, 3, 14, and 15."

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    Ruleouts as of 14 April 2013:

    Joseph Dziowgo 1948 New Jersey
    Brian Carlstrom 1959 California
    Paul Charapko 1951 Florida
    David Cunningham 1948 Georgia
    Timothy Guy 1968 Georgia
    Franklin Harder 1953 Idaho
    STEPHEN HUGHES 1939 Utah
    Hester Keith Jr. 1940 North Carolina
    Hester Keith Jr. 1940 North Carolina
    Gordon Lopez 1964 Oregon
    George Miles 1927 Maryland

    https://identifyus.org/cases/1200
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    Craig Alexander 1961 Vermont and Alan Stanfill 1963 Florida-added to rule outs.

    And two new images- I hope it works and doesn't come out huge *fingers crossed*
    Facial_Reconstruction_1988_1446.jpg


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    Mod if these pictures are too big please feel free to delete!

    I have just finished the book "The girl with the crooked nose" so found this image of great interest.

    Facial_Reconstruction_1988_1446_overlay.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by hayaletcatcher View Post
    Mod if these pictures are too big please feel free to delete!

    I have just finished the book "The girl with the crooked nose" so found this image of great interest.

    Facial_Reconstruction_1988_1446_overlay.jpg
    Who is this guy?
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    I've always been fascinated with this case. Growing up a few miles from Clearwater beach I know this area and it's history well. To me it seems mob or drug related. Would love to see a name to this man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sleuthster View Post
    Who is this guy?
    The UID https://identifyus.org/cases/1200

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    Ok, that's John Doe chains photo. I was thinking it was a possible. They actually have changed his sketch recently from what they thought he looked like. I think the new one is better IMO
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