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{{UID|image = [[file:queens jd.jpg|200px]]|sex = Male|race = Unknown|location = Queens, New York|found = February 5, 2005|span = 13 years|postmortem interval = Weeks-months|body condition = Decomposed|age approximation = 1-5|height approximation = 3'0"|weight approximation = 36 lbs.|cause of death = Homicide|name = John Valentine}}
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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}}
"J'''ohn Valentine"''' was a child found murdered in 2005.
 
   
 
'''"John Valentine"''' is the nickname given to a child who was found murdered in 2005.
== 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.
 
   
 
==Case==
Investigators suspect that he may have been disposed of on a boat, or the murder may have happened overseas.
 
   
 
The body of a boy, placed in a duffel bag and wrapped in a sheet, was found on Rockaway Beach in Queens, New York. 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. His head has never been found, but authorities do not believe he was decapitated. It is likely that his head had separated due to postmortem disarticulation in water or was damaged by fish.
== Physical Description ==
 
* 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.
 
   
 
Investigators suspect that he may have been disposed of on a boat, or the murder may have happened overseas.
== Links ==
 
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* {{NamUs|2688|John Valentine}}
 
 
== Gallery ==
* {{Doe Network|1477umny.html|John Valentine}}
 
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<gallery widths="185">
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NCMU1111099c3.jpg|An image of the same blanket in full size
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JohnValentineUnedited.png|Original photo of sheet
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</gallery>
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==Characteristics==
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*He had brown hair.
 
*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}}
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*{{NCMEC|1111099|{{PAGENAME}}}}
 
*{{Doe Network|1477umny.html|John Valentine}}
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*''[https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/unsolved-murder-child-haunts-rockaways-article-1.1263261#ixzz2zx2D3rR4 NY Daily News]''
   
 
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Latest revision as of 19:43, 5 June 2021


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

Case

The body of a boy, placed in a duffel bag and wrapped in a sheet, was found on Rockaway Beach in Queens, New York. 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. His head has never been found, but authorities do not believe he was decapitated. It is likely that his head had separated due to postmortem disarticulation in water or was damaged by fish.

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

Gallery

Characteristics

  • He had brown hair.
  • He had previously fractured his right humerus, which was in the process of healing when he died.

Sources