Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : August 7, 1985
Location Of Discovery : Niagara Falls, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Unknown
Race : Caucasian
Age : 50 – 60
Height (estimate) : 160 cm – 163 cm (5’3” – 5’4”)
Weight (estimate) : 58 kg (127 lbs)
Hair Colour : Bald(ing) – some grey/white hairs on the back of his neck
Eye Colour : Unknown


Dental Information :

Denture – cast chrome partial upper denture replacing most upper molars and canine teeth
Missing teeth – lower premolars and molars lost/pulled prior to death
Fillings – some fillings and severe bone loss in remaining teeth

Medical Information :

Shoulder blade – benign non-cancerous tumor (papilloma) on left shoulder blade

Notable Identifiers :

Pelvis – 2 cm scar in the groin area on the right side

Cheek and ear – raised age spots on left cheek and behind left ear

Clothing/Jewelry : Unknown
Other Personal Items : Unknown
Additional Information :

The body of this unidentified man was recovered from the Niagara River near the Maid of the Mist docks.  Due to the traumatic injuries evident on the body, the height estimate noted above may not reflect his actual living height and should be viewed with caution.

Five days prior to recovery, a man with similar descriptors was seen to jump over the Falls.  Whether these men are one and the same has not been established.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20050074 – NCMPUR 2005007499
Source Links :

Niagara Regional Police Service
National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains
Ontario Provincial Police

Last Modified :
January 6, 2023