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{{UID|image = [[file:queens jd.jpg|200px]]|sex = {{M}}|race = Unknown<br>(Possibly {{Hisp}})|location = Queens, New York|found = February 5, 2005|span = {{age|2005|2|5}}|postmortem interval = Weeks - Months|body condition = {{dec}}|age approximation = 1-5|height approximation = 3'0"|weight approximation = 36 pounds|cause of death = {{Homicide}}|name = John Valentine}}'''"John Valentine"''' is the nickname given to a child who was found murdered in 2005.
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{{UID Infobox|image1 = File:NCMU1111099c1.jpg|sex = {{M}}|race = Unknown<br>(Possibly {{Hisp}})|location = Rockaway Beach, New York|discovered = February 5, 2005|span = {{age|2005|2|5}}|condition={{dec}}|cod = {{Homicide}}|title1=|caption1=Reconstruction of blanket|age=3-5|height=3'|weight=|pmi=Weeks - months}}
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'''"John Valentine"''' is the nickname given to a child who was found murdered in 2005.
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==Case==
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[[file:queens jd.jpg|thumb|left|Original image of blanket]]
   
== Case ==
 
 
The body of a boy, placed in a duffel bag and wrapped in a sheet, was found on Rockaway Beach in Queens, NY. His cause of death has not been specifically stated, but it is being investigated as a homicide after discovering multiple unhealed fractures to his ribs and vertebrae.
 
The body of a boy, placed in a duffel bag and wrapped in a sheet, was found on Rockaway Beach in Queens, NY. His cause of death has not been specifically stated, but it is being investigated as a homicide after discovering multiple unhealed fractures to his ribs and vertebrae.
   
 
Investigators suspect that he may have been disposed of on a boat, or the murder may have happened overseas.
 
Investigators suspect that he may have been disposed of on a boat, or the murder may have happened overseas.
   
== Characteristics ==
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==Characteristics==
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* He was most likely between three and five years old.
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*He was most likely between three and five years old.
* He had black hair.
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*He had black hair.
* He had previously fractured his right humerus, which was in the process of healing when he died.
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*He had previously fractured his right humerus, which was in the process of healing when he died.
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==Sources ==
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*{{NamUs|2688|John Valentine}}
 
*{{Doe Network|1477umny.html|John Valentine}}
 
*''[https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/unsolved-murder-child-haunts-rockaways-article-1.1263261#ixzz2zx2D3rR4 NY Daily News]''
   
== Sources ==
 
* {{NamUs|2688|John Valentine}}
 
* {{Doe Network|1477umny.html|John Valentine}}
 
* ''[https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/unsolved-murder-child-haunts-rockaways-article-1.1263261#ixzz2zx2D3rR4 NY Daily News]''
 
 
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[[Category:Male]]
 
[[Category:Race unknown]]
 
[[Category:Race unknown]]
[[Category:Infants]]
 
 
[[Category:Toddlers]]
 
[[Category:Toddlers]]
 
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[[Category:Found in bodies of water]]
 
[[Category:Hispanic]]
 
[[Category:Hispanic]]
[[Category:Head missing]]
 

Revision as of 21:27, 6 November 2020


"John Valentine" is the nickname given to a child who was found murdered in 2005.

Case

Original image of blanket

The body of a boy, placed in a duffel bag and wrapped in a sheet, was found on Rockaway Beach in Queens, NY. His cause of death has not been specifically stated, but it is being investigated as a homicide after discovering multiple unhealed fractures to his ribs and vertebrae.

Investigators suspect that he may have been disposed of on a boat, or the murder may have happened overseas.

Characteristics

  • He was most likely between three and five years old.
  • He had black hair.
  • He had previously fractured his right humerus, which was in the process of healing when he died.

Sources

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