Cold Case Breakthrough – Remains of Wayne Calvin Griffith identified

Remains of Wayne Calvin Griffith identified

Cold Case Breakthrough – Remains of Wayne Calvin Griffith identified

There has been a Cold Case breakthrough on the disappearance of Wayne Calvin Griffith, who was reported missing by his family in Ashtabula, Ohio on October 1, 1993.

On May 11th, PBSO Cold Case Detectives were notified by the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification that the remains found on Oct. 25th, 1993 belonged to Wayne Calvin Griffith based on a DNA match between the unidentified DNA sample and family members reference samples in the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS).

On October 25, 1993, survey workers discovered skeletal remains in the area of Southern Blvd and State Road 7, unincorporated Palm Beach County. The unidentified skeletal remains were taken to the PBC Medical Examiner’s Office, determined to be human and the manner of death to be a homicide.

Now that the remains have been identified, PBSO cold case detectives are investigating the homicide death of Wayne Calvin Griffith. Anyone who may have known Wayne Calvin Griffith or has any information on his homicide is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.

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