Name :

MCNICHOL, John Douglas

Case : ON-MM-1978-01-01572


Date Of Disappearance : January 6, 1978
Location Of Disappearance : Kitchener, Ontario
Age At Disappearance : 30 years
Height (estimate) : 173 cm (5’8”)
Weight (estimate) : 86 kg (190 lbs)
Hair Colour : Brown
Eye Colour : Brown
Gender : Male
Race : Caucasian
Aliases : Unknown


Dental Information :

Teeth – described as ‘good’

Medical Information :

Vision – wears glasses; metal, wire frame

Notable Identifiers :

Knuckle – suffered a broken knuckle on the ring finger of right hand; finger appears crooked

Clothing/Jewelry :

Shirt – orange, checkered with short sleeves; “Grandma Lee”
Pants – black, ‘Docker’ brand
Footwear – Docker style or athletic/running shoes

Other Personal Items :

Suitcase – containing Leonard Cohen records
Ring – wedding ring

Additional Information :

On the day of his disappearance, John was seen leaving the Crock & Block restaurant in downtown Kitchener.

John had met a friend that evening.  The two were to meet each other again the following day.

When John did not come into work, a note was found.  The note explained that John had to leave.

At the time, John was the owner of a bakery.  He was under considerable stress due to financial difficulties.

Contact :

Waterloo Regional Police Service – 519-653-7700
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : WRPS MISSP78001232 – NCMPUR 2014004990
Source Links :

Waterloo Regional Police Service
The – February 22, 2014 Edition
National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains

Last Modified : August 8, 2022

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