Found floating in the All American Canal, an irrigation canal, in Mecca, CA
Adult: 20 to 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.
The hair was of medium length.
Height / Weight:
He was measured as 6 feet (72 inches) tall and weighing about 185 pounds.
Features or distinguishing marks:
No scars, tattoos or disfigurements were found due to the condition of the body from the water exposure.
He was found wearing blue denim pants and a white T-shirt. No shoes, jewelry or identification was found.
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.