HI HONOLULU JOHN DOE: M, 20-50, found at Royal Prince Hotel in Honolulu, HI - 7 May 1968 *Identified*

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The decedent shot himself in the head at the Royal Prince Hotel at 415 Nahua Street. A suicide note was found at scene. It appears that the victim made every effort to conceal his identity. The Royal Prince Hotel is now the Pearl Hotel Waikiki.


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https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/6852/details



Unidentified Person / NamUs #UP6852 Male, Other
Date Found
May 7, 1968
Location Found
Honolulu, Hawaii
Estimated Age Range
20-50 Years

Case Information
Case Numbers
NCMEC Number
--
ME/C Case Number
68-0272

Demographics
Sex
Male
Race / Ethnicity
Other

Estimated Age Group
Adult
Estimated Age Range (Years)
20-50
Estimated Year of Death
1968
Estimated PMI
7 Hours
Height
5' 10"(70 inches) , Measured
Weight
130 lbs, Measured

Circumstances

Type
Unidentified Deceased
Date Found
May 7, 1968
NamUs Case Created
April 1, 2010
ME/C QA Reviewed
April 2, 2010

Location Found Map
Street Address
Royal Prince Hotel
415 Nahua Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
County
Honolulu County
GPS Coordinates
--
Circumstances of Recovery
Decedent shot himself in head; suicide note at scene; appears decedent made every effort to conceal his identity; male of possible East Indian ethnicity

Details of Recovery
Inventory of Remains
All parts recovered
Condition of Remains
Recognizable face

Physical Description
Hair Color
Black
Head Hair Description
--
Body Hair Description
--
Facial Hair Description
None
Left Eye Color
Brown
Right Eye Color
Brown
Eye Description
--
Distinctive Physical Features
Item
Description
Scar/mark Vaccination type scars noted on bilateral upper arms, two on each side

Clothing and Accessories
Item
Description
Accessories$540.42 in cash Near the Body
Clothing Multi-colored Jac Aloha shirt (green, yellow, red & orange)w/label "Created in Hawaii for Diamond Head Sportswear, Inc."; blue colored Bermuda type shorts w/label "Jantzen"; all clothing was new and appeared to have been worn for the first time On the Body
Clothing None Near the Body
Eyewear None On the Body
Footwear None On the Body
Jewelry None On the Body

Case Contributors

Charlotte Carter, Medicolegal Death Investigator
Department of the Medical Examiner
(808) 768-3090
 

Akoya

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http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/1724umhi.html

Case File: 1724UMHI



Unidentified Male
Date of Discovery: May 7, 1968
Location of Discovery: Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii
Estimated Date of Death: 7 hours prior
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Suicide

Physical Description
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 20-50 years old
Race: Possibly of East Indian ethnicity
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 130 lbs.
Hair Color: Black with no facial hair
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Vaccination type scars noted on bilateral
upper arms, two on each side. Uncircumsized.
Dentals: Not available due to not being recorded.
Fingerprints: Available. Most likely with the Honolulu Police Department.
DNA: Not available. No sample retained.

Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Multi-colored (green, yellow, red & orange) Jac Aloha shirt with label "Created in Hawaii for Diamond Head Sportswear, Inc.", blue colored Bermuda type shorts with label "Jantzen". All clothing was new and appeared to have been worn for the first time.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: $540.42 in cash.

Case History
The decedent had shot himself in head at the Royal Prince Hotel at 415 Nahua Street. A suicide note was found at scene. It appears that the victim made every effort to conceal his identity.

Investigating Agency(s)
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Honolulu County Medical Examiner's Office (HI)
Agency Contact Person: Pamela Cadiente
Agency Phone Number: 808-768-3090
E-Mail
Agency Case Number: 68-0272
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #6852
Former Hot Case Number: 2103
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Information Source(s)
NamUs
 

Akoya

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The decedent had shot himself in the head at the Royal Prince Hotel at 415 Nahua Street



415 Nāhua St
Honolulu, HI 96815
 

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