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FL MIAMI JOHN DOE: WM, 10-21, found in hotel in Miami, FL - 5 January 1988 - Named Bobby Copeland?

Discussion in 'Unidentified 1980 to 1989' started by Romulus, Apr 18, 2019.

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    662UMFL - Unidentified Female or Male
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    Reconstructions of the victim (left by Samantha Steinberg).

    Date of Discovery: January 5, 1988
    Location of Discovery: Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida
    Estimated Date of Death: Recent
    State of Remains: Recognizable face
    Cause of Death: Homicide

    Physical Description
    Estimated Age: 10-21 years old
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Height: 5'6"
    Weight: 145 to 153 lbs.
    Hair: Light brown to blond; longer in the back, extending to his neck.
    Eye Color: Gray or brown
    Distinguishing Marks/Features: Scars on his left forearm, right forearm, right thigh, and on both wrists.

    Dentals: Available. Good dental health with no evidence of treatment.
    Fingerprints: Available.
    DNA: Available.

    Clothing & Personal Items
    Clothing: White shirt with flag decal; blue jeans; white ankle socks and high-top white and blue sneakers. Additionally, women's clothing was found with the body.
    Jewelry: Unknown
    Additional Personal Items: Unknown

    Circumstances of Discovery
    The victim was located in a hotel in Miami, Florida on January 5, 1988.

    At the time, he was working with a group of young persons as a magazine subscription salesman.

    He had given his name to others as "Robert," "Bob" or "Bobby Copeland" and claimed he was a foster child from NY State but searches under that name have been unproductive.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    Agency Name: Miami-Dade County Medical Examiners Office
    Agency Contact Person: Brittney McLaurin
    Agency Phone Number: 305-545-2460 or 305-545-2400
    Agency E-Mail: N/A
    Agency Case Number: 305-545-2400

    NCIC Case Number: U653348267
    NamUs Case Number: 1212
    NCMEC Case Number:1111149

    Information Source(s)

    Discrepancy: Namus cite sex Male, Doe is uncertain.
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