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Real Name: Seth Floyd
Nicknames: No known nicknames
Location: Pennsylvania
Date: 1993


Details: In 1993, Seth Floyd was found hanging by the neck in a Pennsylvania jail cell while serving time for a drug-related crime. Although the police ruled that he commited suicide, his mother Latrice believes he was murdered.
Suspects: None known
Extra Notes: The case was featured as a part of the January 6, 1995 episode about Dr. Cyril Wecht.
Results: Solved. Forensic pathologist Cyril Wecht found evidence that proved that Seth had not commited suicide and was murdered. Prisoner Shawn Burton was found guilty of Seth's murder and was sentenced to life in prison. In 2013 another man confessed to Seth's murder. Shawn Burton has filed a number of appeals and petitions since 2013, but as of 2016, he is still incarcerated.