The last outfit of the missing

10 August 2013

Date found: 1 February 2013.
Time: 15:00.
Location: outskirts of the city of Apopa, San Salvador, El Salvador.
Sex: not identified, possibly male.
Age: not known.
Time of disappearance: about one year previously.


El Salvador has one of the highest homicide rates in the world, much of it gang related. In many cases, the only way of identifying murder victims is by clothes they were buried in.


San Salvador, El Salvador

Technical information

Shutter speed: 1/125
ISO: 200
F-Stop: 10.0
Focal Length: 24.0 mm
Camera: NIKON D80

Fred Ramos
El Salvador
Fred Ramos, born in 1986, lives and works in El Salvador. He studied graphic design, but began practicing photography in 2005. Currently, Fred is a staff photographer for El Faro.
El Faro