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#1975-35748 (More Information)

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Year Died or Found: 1975
Date Died or Found: 10-04
Age: Adult
Sex / Race: Male / Caucasian
Online Documents: Dental
Place of Death / Found: Found floating in the All American Canal, an irrigation canal, in Mecca, CA
Estimated Age: 20-25 years of age
Estimated Time Since Death: It is believed that he had been dead three days to one week prior to being found.
Hair / Eyes: His hair was dark brown with unknown eye color.
Hair Length: The hair was of medium length.
Height / Weight: He was measured as 6' (72") tall and weighing about 185 lbs.
Features or distinguishing marks: No scars, tattoos or disfigurements were found due to condition of the body from the water exposure.
Clothing: He was found wearing blue denim pants and a white T-shirt. No shoes, jewelry or identification was found.
Circumstances: This man died from a blow to his head then placed in the water with a rope around his neck attached to a piece of iron for a weight. The canal is controlled by a series of gates and the distance to the last gate was about eight miles, within the rural Mecca area.
Other: #35748
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