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SD SIOUX FALLS JOHN DOE: HM, 30-50, found in Sioux Falls, SD - 24 February 1995

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    Tattoo of hands praying with rosary.

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    Case Report - NamUs UP # 17129
    Case Information

    Status Unidentified
    Case number 1995-8446
    Date found February 24, 1995 23:19
    Date created October 17, 2017 14:04
    Date last modified November 14, 2017 12:17
    Investigating agency
    date QA reviewed

    Local Contact (ME/C or Other)
    Agency Minnehaha Cnty Coroners Ofc
    Phone 605-333-1730
    Case Manager
    Name Pat Mertes
    Phone 605-978-6797

    Estimated age Adult - Pre 50
    Minimum age 30 years
    Maximum age 50 years
    Race Other
    Ethnicity Hispanic/Latino
    Sex Male
    Weight (pounds) 140, Measured
    Height (inches) 66, Measured
    Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)
    All parts recovered

    Body conditions
    Recognizable face
    Probable year of death 1995 to 1995
    Estimated postmortem interval 0 Minutes

    Location Found
    GPS coordinates
    Address 1 231 S Spring Avenue
    Address 2
    City Sioux Falls
    State South Dakota
    Zip code 57104
    County Minnehaha
    The victim had been living in Sioux Falls, SD for approximately three weeks before he died. The victim had traveled from Minneapolis, MN where he had told his fellow travelers he had lived for five years. The tattoos located on the victim suggest he has ties to Venadillo, Mexico.

    The victim gave several names to include:
    Trinidad, Juan M
    Trinidad, Carlos Armando
    Trinidad-Marquez, Juan
    Marquez-Trinidad, Juan Enrique
    Marquez, Juan
    Hernandez, Juan A
    Hernandez-Rojas, Juan
    Hernandez-Rojas, Carlos
    Hernandez, Cardenas Paulino
    Cardenas, Paulin Francisco DOB 08-23-1955 Birthplace El Paso, TX
    Montefaro, Lorenzo
    Ramirez, Roberto Plateado
    Platedo, Roberto R
    Benado, Carlos
    Bernardo, Carlos

    Hair color Black

    Facial hair
    Fu Manchu
    Left eye color Brown
    Right eye color Brown
    Eye description

    Scars and marks
    Bullet wound right side back through neck
    Sinaola left side of the chest
    Sinaola left hand between thumb and first finger

    Cross on left hand between thumb and first finger
    Two hands praying with rosary on right upper arm
    Female wearing a hat on right side of chest

    Status: Fingerprint information is available and entered

    Clothing on body
    Black Levi Jeans
    Clothing with body

    Brown Cowboy Boots size 7 1/2 D
    Silver ring that is horse shoe shaped with red and blue stones;
    Oval shaped belt buckle that was made of pewter metal with a western type design of it of Texas long horn cattle and two cowboys herding cattle; Had the letter "S" on the buckle;
    Silver ring with five star shapes and a moon shape on top;
    Silver flat design rign with braided rope design on top;
    Gold necklace with thick links

    Other items found
    with body
    Victim had a fictitious social security card with the name Ramirez, Roberto Plateado

    Status: Dental information / charting is currently not available

    Status: Sample is currently not available
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    Location Found
    GPS coordinates
    Address 1 231 S Spring Avenue
    City Sioux Falls
    State South Dakota


    231 S Spring Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
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