Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : March 23, 1987
Location Of Discovery : Wallaceburg, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Approximately 8 months
Race : Black
Age : 17 – 24
Height (estimate) : 158 cm – 170 cm (5’2” – 5’7”)
Weight (estimate) : Unknown
Hair Colour : Unknown
Eye Colour : Unknown


Dental Information :

Dental hygiene – good
Staining – indicating that he may have been a smoker/coffee drinker

Medical Information :

Back – may have suffered from lower back pain

Notable Identifiers :

Possibly and smoker/coffee drinker
Build – slender/thin

Clothing/Jewelry :

Shirt – collar size 43 cm
Pants – ‘Fabrizio’ brand blue jeans

Footwear – ‘Winner’ brand running/athletic shoes, blue and grey in colour, Velcro fasteners, size 8
Socks – white cotton with red and blue stripes at the top, sport socks

Other Personal Items :

Currency – Canadian coins; most recent coin dated 1985, was not distributed until after March 1985

Additional Information :

The remains of this unidentified man were located on the  shoreline of Holly Bay Lodge in Mitchell’s Bay (Lake St. Clair) in Wallaceburg.

Although there was evidence of severe trauma to the left side of the skull, the cause of death was determined to be as a result of drowning.

In June 2014, the OPP released new facial approximations of what this unidentified man may have looked like in an effort to give back his identity.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20050024 – NCMPUR 2005002499
Source Links :

Ontario Provincial Police – Criminal Investigations Branch

Last Modified :
January 6, 2023

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