TX TX - Galveston, WhtMale Adult,UP15710, 'Hilton Highway' t-shirt, "Roca" watch 'Luna 4/1:50', Feb’80


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Unidentified Person / NamUs #UP15710
Male, White / Caucasian
[no photo]

Date Body Found: February 15, 1980
Location Found: Galveston, Texas
Estimated Age: Adult
Estimated Height: 5' 7" (67 inches)
Estimated Weight: 140 lbs
Hair Color: Black, approximately 20 cm in length
Facial Hair: 5-7 mm of "scanty" hair over the upper lip 5-10 mm of "scanty" hair over the tip of the chin
Eye Color: Unknown

Scar/mark: Smallpox scar on left arm

Circumstances of Recovery: White male found floating in a boat slip at the Grasso Docks (Pier 9) in Galveston. Appeared to have been deceased for about 2 days. Found wearing a T-shirt with "Hilton Highway" on front, (Size 38-40), wearing Mexican brand of underwear. Subject had black hair and a slight black mustache and chin hair.

Clothing and Accessories
- A white t-shirt w/"Hilton Highway" on the front (size 38-40)
- A long-sleeve, button-up sports shirt
- Mexican brand jockey type underwear/shorts
- Black socks
- A non-working, stainless steel “Roca” brand wrist watch on left wrist watch with date of Lun 4 and time 1:50

Inventory of Remains: All parts recovered
Condition of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction

Galveston Police Department
Michelle Sollenberger, Law Enforcement
(409) 765-3702

ME/C Case Number: ML-80-86

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