Overview of 1982 Palm Beach County John Doe 5
The victim was located in Boca Raton, Florida on March 28, 1982 with 11 other victims. 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: 1-5 days prior State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction Cause of Death: Drowning
Dentals: Available. Fingerprints: Unknown DNA: Unknown
Clothing: No shoes or clothing. Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The Doe Network Case Number: 1265UMFL