Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : November 2, 2001
Location Of Discovery : Toronto, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Unknown
Race : Other – possibly Caucasian, Egyptian or mixed African/Caucasian
Age : 30 – 40
Height (estimate) : 183 cm – 188 cm (6’0” – 6’2”)
Weight (estimate) : Unknown
Hair Colour : Unknown
Eye Colour : Unknown


Dental Information :

Teeth – missing front teeth, would be visible to observers
Staining – brown stains indicative of a smoker

Medical Information :

Lower left arm – surgical plates on radius and forearm, marked with numbers 248.08 and A3DK454, separating the numbers is a graphic described as a circle with an apple and stem, determined that was not released until after May 25, 1994

Ribs – healed fractures
Left hip socket – recent fracture

Notable Identifiers :

Nose – obvious deformity from healed trauma
Teeth – missing front teeth would have been visible if he was smiling
Likely a smoker

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

The remains of this individual were found in a sewer basin near Lansdowne Avenue and Bloor Street in Toronto.

Although the surgical plates had identification numbers, it has not been possible to link the plates to a specific person.  The subsequent investigation determined that the plates were not released until sometime after May 25, 1994.

A McDonald’s name tag bearing the name “Raymond” was found in the basin as well.  However, it could not be determined if the name tag is or is not related to the human remains.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20060033 – NCMPUR 2006003399
Source Links :

LOLA – Cover Issue 15
National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains
Doe Network File 864UMON
Sue Sgambati’s On Trial: Week In Review – Original Air Date July 13, 2007

Last Modified :
January 12, 2023

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