Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : May 12, 2004
Location Of Discovery : Niagara Falls, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Possibly 3 weeks or as early as previous winter
Race : Caucasian
Age : 40 – 80
Height (estimate) : 183 cm (6’0”)
Weight (estimate) : 91 kg (200 lbs)
Hair Colour : Brown – greying, some brown/grey longer strands, only a few strands
Eye Colour : Unknown


Dental Information :

Natural teeth – extensive dental restorations present

Medical Information :

Upper forehead – lipoma (a benign fatty tumour), located in upper forehead area, top of head, measuring 6.5 cm x 7 cm x 4 cm, may have been hidden by hair

Notable Identifiers :

Limpoma – described above

Clothing/Jewelry :

Waistband – remnant of black elastic waistband, possibly from pants or shorts, zippered

Other Personal Items : Unknown
Additional Information :

This unidentified male was pulled from the Niagara River in the area known as the ‘Whirlpool’.  The estimated death interval is 3 weeks prior to recovery.  However, authorities allow for his entry into the water to have occurred the previous winter.

His lipoma would have been visible to others.

The height and weight noted above may not reflect his living measurements due to changes noted at autopsy.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20050033 – NCMPUR 2005003399
Source Links :

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

Last Modified :
January 13, 2023

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