Overview of 1982 Palm Beach County John Doe 1
The bodies of 12 Haitian refugees who drowned washed ashore in Boca Raton and northern Broward after their boat, the Esperancia, capsized off shore. Three of the dead were women, the other nine were men.
Estimated Date of Death: 1 day prior State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction Cause of Death: Drowning
Dentals: Unknown Fingerprints: Unknown DNA: Unknown
Clothing: Belt and undershorts Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: One key
The Doe Network Case Number: 1287UMFL