2014 Photo Contest, Daily Life, Stories, 1st prize

The Last Outfit of the Missing

Photographer

Fred Ramos

El Faro

10 August, 2013

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

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...

Background story

Date found: 27 December 2012
Time: not available
Location: riverbank in the village of Soyanpago, San Salvador
Gender: female
Age: between 14 and 17 years old
Time of disappearance: not known

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. 

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/125
Focal length
24.0 mm
F-Stop
10.0
ISO
200
Camera
Nikon D80

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