08-07-2013, 08:04 AM #1
CA - Los Angeles, WhtMale UP3094, 45-55, found on street, balding, Feb'05
Some information from NamUs profile and Los Angeles County Department of Coroner listing provided below, but please always refer to complete up-to-date profiles at links. I did not find a Doe Network profile for this UID.
NamUs UP # 3094
Los Angeles County Department of Coroner (LACDOC) Unidentified Person Case # 2005-01280
Currently no postmortem photo at link.
Unidentified white male
Date found: February 11, 2005
Location found: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Probable year of death: 2005
Body conditions: Recognizable face
Circumstances of death: [from LACDOC entry]On 2/11/2005 at approx. 0500 hours the decedent was found unresponsive lying in the street at the 900 blk of Olympic Blvd. in Los Angeles. Transported to LAC/USC med center where he was pronounced dead. He is balding, age range between 45-60 years of age. He has is own teeth.
Estimated age: 45-55 years [NamUs] / 45-60 years or 50+ years [LACDOC]
Height: 68 inches (5' 8"), measured
Weight: 188 lb, measured
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Hazel
Medical features: Healed fractured leg, lower left; old rib fracture, arthritic changes are present to both wrist and hands, healed fracture to the left fibula
Fingerprints: Entered [see NamUs entry]. On file with FBI and CA DOJ.
Dentals: Dental information / charting is provided [see NamUs entry]. #10, #11, #12 not recovered, #7 or #8 maybe missing antemortem.
DNA: Complete and entered [see NamUs entry]
Clothing and accessories: Blue jeans, and a white t-shirt.
Local Medical Examiner/Coroner Contact
Agency: Los Angeles County Coroner's Office
Phone: (323) 343-0512
Name: Daniel Machian
Phone: (323) 343-0754
[found an e-mail address at LACDOC as well]
[Attached files are screenshots of fingerprints, dentals & DNA from NamUs entry]
Last edited by zinc; 08-07-2013 at 08:29 AM.
08-07-2013, 08:06 AM #2
Possible match: Lonnie Lee Fagg / Lonnie Harper
Lonnie Lee Fagg may be a possible match. The age, height, weight, date of death, and date of last contact are roughly consistent. The dentals may or may not be consistent. He is not on the list of rule-outs for the UID.
Edited to add: Eye color may or may not be consistent. Mr. Fagg's eyes are listed as blue. It's hard to tell what they are from his photo. The UID's eyes are recorded as hazel, which is used to refer to a range of mixed colors from green-gold to gold-brown.
Scroll down for the map showing the approximate address where the UID was found and Mr. Fagg's last known location. LACDOC gives the location of the UID as "the 900 blk of Olympic Blvd. in Los Angeles," likely the 900 block of West Olympic Boulevard in Los Angeles. (East Olympic Boulevard has no 900 block.) I don't know what was at the UID site in 2005. Hotels and a movie theater were constructed there in 2007-2010 as part of L.A. LIVE. The UID and MP locations are about two miles apart in walking distance.
North American Missing Persons Network: Lonnie Lee Fagg
(Contains noticeable errors.)
NamUs MP # 1206
Dentals: Dental information / charting is currently not available
DNA: Initial inquiry underway
Fingerprints: Fingerprint information is currently not available
The Charley Project: Lonnie Lee Fagg
Missing Since: February 9, 2005 from Los Angeles, California
Date Of Birth: March 25, 1957
Age: 47 years old
Height and Weight: 5' 9", 180 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Sandy brown hair, blue eyes. Fagg's hair was long on the sides and bald on top at the time of his disappearance. He is missing one upper front tooth, two upper teeth on the right side, and two bottom front teeth. He has a three- to four-inch scar across the base of his neck. Fagg may use the last name Harper.
Clothing/Jewelry Description: A size large red Kansas City jersey shirt, white pants, sneakers, socks, and a baseball cap with the words "Kansas City Chiefs" printed on it.
Details of Disappearance
Fagg traveled from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on a Greyhound bus to Los Angeles, California. He called a family member at approximately 2:45 a.m. on February 9, 2005 and said he was at 7th and Almeda in Los Angeles and needed a ride. He has never been heard from again. Fagg was carrying blue luggage and a white ice chest at the time of his disappearance. Few details are available in his case. Oklahoma City police are investigating.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Oklahoma City Police Department
[Note: "7th and Almeda" likely means "7th St & S Alameda St," the nearest cross street to the current Greyhound Bus Lines location at 1716 E 7th St.]
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08-07-2013, 12:30 PM #3
Internet Archive. Profile view, no visible gore, but as usual please view with discretion.
WARNING: POSTMORTEM PHOTO AT LINK
I cannot tell if there is a facial resemblance between Lonnie Lee Fagg and the UID, but the hairline and length look to me like Mr. Fagg's hair as seen in his photo. The hair appears darker in color than Mr. Fagg's. That could be a lighting artifact or the result of contact with fluids.
[WARNING: Attached file WARNING-POSTMORTEM-PHOTO_2005-01280.jpg is postmortem photo of the deceased.]
08-07-2013, 02:26 PM #4
I decided to submit the possible match between LACDOC # 2005-01280 / NamUs UP # 3094 and Lonnie Lee Fagg / NamUs MP # 1206. I sent it to investigator Daniel Machian at the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner.
09-11-2013, 10:20 AM #5
Follow-up: Mr. Machian sent a reply within several days saying that this possible match was checked and discarded in 2008 because of discrepancies (not described) between MP and UID. He said he would recheck their files.
I asked again beginning of September if they had had a chance to review the comparison. No reply yet, but they're dealing with turnover because Los Angeles County just swore in its first new medical examiner/coroner in over two decades, and the facilities themselves are finishing a long renovation.
[Edited to add:
Los Angeles Daily News: L.A.’s first new coroner in decades faces tough tasks
I'll ask once more at a later date and might also try an e-mail to the Oklahoma City/Oklahoma state or NamUs MP contact side. I should know better, but after seeing the matching hairstyle in the postmortem photo I'm having a little trouble letting this one go.
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