Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : August 18, 1999
Location Of Discovery : Niagara Falls, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Few days before recovery
Race : Caucasian
Age : 40 – 60
Height (estimate) : 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight (estimate) : 66 kg (145 lbs)
Hair Colour : Brown – dark brown with grey, longer than shoulders, receding hairline
Eye Colour : Brown


Dental Information :

Upper teeth – wore dentures
Lower teeth – decayed and in poor condition

Medical Information :

Medical – tracheotomy at front of neck that was well healed but visible

Notable Identifiers :

Neck – tracheotomy scar, well-healed but still visible
Eye – undescribed growth under eye

Arm – tattoo of the name ‘Linda’ written in bold script, the letter ‘i’ is dotted with a heart, measures 12.5 cm across and 4 cm tall (about 5″ by 1.6″), located on upper right arm

Facial hair – beard, moustache and sideburns

Clothing/Jewelry :

Pants – ‘USSX’ brand jeans, blue denim, repair done on both knees, size 31
Waistband – red patterned material on inside waistband of jeans

Footwear – leather work boots, size 10, tan in colour, ‘Rugged Original Outback’ brand
Single sock – white and beige

Other Personal Items : Unknown
Additional Information :

The body of this male was recovered from the Niagara River near an area known as the “Whirlpool”.

Due to changes that were noted at autopsy, the man’s height and weight estimates may not be identical to his living weight and height.

Post-mortem photo(s) can be viewed at the National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20050040 – NCMPUR 2005004099
Source Links :

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

Last Modified :
January 10, 2023

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