Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-333

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 15, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Seeks Help In Identifying Deceased Male

    Do you recognize this person?
    • Sunday
    • October 31, 2010
    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Hwy 301 (Bypass Canal) south of Martin Luther King Jr. Bl
    • Tampa, FL


    Unknown Hispanic male, 25 – 35 years of age, 5’3”, 155 – 165 lbs. Wearing only black gym shorts with white strips down the sides. He has a red mustache and silver caps around all of his top teeth. He also has closely cropped brown hair with no other distinguishing features.



    Hillsborough County detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown Hispanic male whose body was discovered by a park ranger, floating in the Bypass Canal on October 31, 2010. It appears that the body had been in the water 1-2 days. There are no signs of trauma and the cause of death is still undetermined. The individual had no identification or any distinguishing features.

    The composite photo was drawn by the University of South Florida, Department of Anthropology based on a photo taken at the Medical Examiner's Office.

    Anyone with any information reference the identity of the individual is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200.

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