Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : June 17, 2016
Location Of Discovery : Toronto, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Day of discovery
Race : Other – bio-geographic ancestry predicts East Asian ancestry
Age : 40 – 65
Height (estimate) : 160 cm – 175 cm (5’3” – 5’9”)
Weight (estimate) : 62 kg – 67 kg (137 lbs – 148 lbs)
Hair Colour : Unknown
Eye Colour : Unknown


Dental Information : Unknown
Medical Information :

Back – fragments of an old bullet in lumbar area

Notable Identifiers :

Back – scar on mid-back on the left side
Chest – scars on both axilla
Nipple – undescribed scar on right nipple
Thigh – scar on inner right thigh

Buttocks – scar on left posterior thigh, described as puckered
Thigh – round scar on left lateral thigh
Knee – undescribed scar on back of the left knee
Wrist – undescribed scar on left wrist

Build – slender/thin

Clothing/Jewelry :

Shirt – blue, polo type shirt, size Large
Pants – brown shorts with an elastic waist
Undergarment – grey, boxer style briefs

Footwear – white running/athletic shoes, “New Balance” brand
Socks – black

Other Personal Items : Unknown
Additional Information :

On the day of his death, this unidentified man was  near St. Basil the Great College in the Humberlea area of Toronto.

According to media reports, the man was sitting against a retaining wall and eating near the railway tracks.  He drew a large kitchen knife when approached by police and was ultimately shot by police.

The unidentified man was known to use several aliases, including John Doe.   To date, the man is yet unidentified.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20160095 – NCMPUR 2017073558
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains
CP24 – July 12, 2017 edition

Last Modified :
January 17, 2023

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