Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : August 22, 1996
Location Of Discovery : Niagara Falls, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Between a few days andup to two weeks from recovery
Race : Caucasian – likely Caucasian
Age : 40 – 70
Height (estimate) : 178 cm – 180 cm (5’10” – 5’11”)
Weight (estimate) : 66 kg (146 lbs)
Hair Colour : Brown – brown and grey, worn long
Eye Colour : Unknown


Dental Information :

Missing teeth – no upper teeth and no posterior lower teeth
Dental condition – remaining teeth have roots only as the crowns have been lost due to decay

Medical Information :

Heart – evidence of heart disease, may have had heart problems in the past

Notable Identifiers :

Abdomen – appendectomy scar, 15 cm (5.9″) long
Pelvis – 13 cm (6″) scar in the groin area on left side

Facial hair – beard, described as long white facial hair descending from chin, length about 12 cm

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

The body of this unidentified male was recovered from the Niagara River near the Sir Adam Beck Hydro Generating Station’s dam.

Bio-geographic Ancestry testing predicts that this unidentified male is of European ancestry.

The height and weight estimates may not represent actual living measurements due to changes noted at autopsy.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20050045 – NCMPUR 2005004599
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains

Last Modified :
January 10, 2023