Box Mike Phoenix 1998

Box Mike Phoenix 1998

Description
On July 11, 1998 a White/Caucasian male was struck by a car at 35th Avenue and Peoria in Phoenix, Arizona. He was transported to the hospital and later died of his injuries. The man was 5’9” tall, weighed about 190 pounds, and was missing most of his teeth. He was wearing green pants and brown sandals. He had gray hair, a beard and mustache, and blue eyes. He had lived in the area for years and was known only as “Box Mike” to local transients. As authorities were unable to identify the deceased and locate relatives, the man was buried at the White Tanks Cemetery in Goodyear, Arizona.

NamUs ID: UP1952
Date Body Found: July 11, 1998
Race: White/Caucasian
Gender: Male
Estimated Age: 40-70
Estimated PMI: Minutes
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Agency of Jurisdiction
Phoenix Police Department
Stuart Somershoe, Detective
602-261-8065
[email protected]

Link to More Information
https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/1952/
https://unidentified.maricopa.gov/Home/Case?CaseNumber=98-1871
https://unidentified.wikia.org/wiki/Box_Mike
http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/2311umaz.html

Status: Undergoing testing

Image Credit: Stephen Missal

Posted on

April 16, 2021