2014 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 1st prize

The Last Outfit of the Missing


Fred Ramos

El Faro

10 August, 2013

Date found: 25 October 2012
Time: not available
Location: outskirts of the city of Sonsonate, west of San Salvador, El Salvador
Gender: male
Age: between 16 and 18 years old
Time of disappearance: about one year and two months 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.

About the photographer

Fred Ramos

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...

Technical information

Shutter Speed
Focal length
24.0 mm
Nikon D80

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