1967 Homicide (BS67-05-2280)

Body Found: May 30, 1967
Crime Scene: The body was hidden in a drainage canal culvert in the Florida Everglades near Griffin Road and U.S. 27 in unincorporated Broward County.
Description: He was a white male with dark brown, curly hair, large acne scars on his face and very bad teeth. He was about 5'9" tall and weighed 165-185 pounds. He was wearing a medium, iridescent blue-gold, long-sleeved, button down Van Heusen shirt with a collar, white Bermuda shorts, black socks and black Thom McCann loafers and black Jockey bikini briefs, size 32-36. He also wore a necklace with beads.
Approx. Age: between 35 and 45
Investigation: Detectives received a tip that the man may have been known as "Tommy Terrific" and that he had an arrest history in Michigan that once landed him in the federal penitentiary.
Clues:

He smoked Salem cigarettes

He wore a gold ring that was found on the body

A door key from McCrory’s 5 & 10 Cent was in his pocket

Engraving on ring1

ring found

ring - side view

ring - top view