Sal Mineo Murder Site

Type: 
Murder
First Document: 
1976
Last Document: 
2000
Address: 
8567 Holloway Drive
West Hollywood, CA 90069

File No. 76-1953 (Mineo’s Case Report Number) 

Cause of Death: massive hemorrhage due to stab wound to the chest perforating the heart

                          [Certified Homicide]

Time of Death: around 21:30 (9:30 PM) on 2-12-76

Name of Deceased: Sal Mineo

Color/Race: Caucasian, medium complexion

Date of Birth: 1-10-39

Age: 37 years

Usual Residence: 8569 Holloway Dr. Apt 1

Weight: 144 Pounds

Height: 68 Inches

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Describe How Injury Occurred: by unknown person(s)

Comments:

  • No surgical wounds or tattoos or other deformities
  • Fresh abrasion of the left gluteal region
  • Small hemorrhage of the subcutaneous tissue of the scalp

*Excerpts from Sal Mineo’s Autopsy Case Report (Jeffers, p. 175)

Citations: 

Jeffers, Paul H. Sal Mineo: His Life, Murder and Mystery. Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., 2000.