ViCAP Alert

ViCAP Alert

Homicide, Missing Persons and Crime Analysis Units


Unidentified Victim

  • Race and Ethnicity: Black/Middle Eastern/Caribbean
  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 30s
  • Hair: Black
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 98 lbs.
  • Clothing: Brown pants, brown belt, white T-shirt, white socks, multicolored boxer shorts, black flip-flops
N=Natural tooth, no filling
#17 and #32 Horizontal impactions


On September 3, 2008, the unidentified victim was discovered lying under a park bench in Peoria, Arizona. An examination of the victim determined he did not suffer any trauma or injuries, and the death was ruled to be from natural causes.

Any relevant information can be directed to Detective Mike Connolly of the Peoria Police Department at 623-773-8046 or Crime Analyst Courtney Fitzwater of the FBI’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) Unit at 703-632-4162 or


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