Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : April 29, 2014
Location Of Discovery : Ottawa, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : A few days to a few months
Race : Caucasian
Age : 30 – 48
Height (estimate) : 185 cm (6’1”)
Weight (estimate) : 95 kg (209 lbs)
Hair Colour : Brown – medium length, balding
Eye Colour : Brown


Dental Information :

Teeth – missing upper right molars and 3rd molar on the lower right side
Restorations – extensive (including root canal, crowns, posts) and composite resin fillings

Medical Information : Unknown
Notable Identifiers :

Facial hair – facial stubble, unshaven

Clothing/Jewelry :

Jacket – green winter, ‘Retreat’ brand, detachable hood, black elbow patches and trim, size 38 – 40 (M)
Sweater – burgundy/maroon zippered sweater with a ribbed collar, waistband and cuffs

Shirt – navy blue, grey, long-sleeves, grey collar
Shirt – grey with white horizontal lines, short-sleeved, ‘GEORGE Classic’ brand, size L/G
Shirt – dark blue t-shirt, with pocket on left

Pants – green pants, pleated, ‘RILEY’ brand, size 36/32
Pants – athletic/track pants, blue with a red stripe on the side of each leg, image of skier embroidered in red thread on upper left front
Pants – black, athletic/track pants, elastic waistband, drawstring at waist

Undergarments – navy blue one-piece long johns

Footwear – black boots, ‘DOC MARTENS’ safety boots, composite toe
Socks – multiple pairs
Belt – brown in colour with a silver buckle
Gloves – brown leather/suede work gloves, shearling-like lining

Other Personal Items :

Key ring – holding:

  • a small ‘ILKO’ key
  • a Curtis ‘SC1’ house key
  • an Oscar ‘WR3’ house key

Map – hand drawn map of the Richmond Road/Churchill Avenue, drawn on a torn off corner of a notepad
Knife – folding knife with a built in nail file and opener on ring

Currency – change
Cigarettes – carried in a white opaque plastic container
Disposable lighters – one purple and one red

White laces
Lip balm – two tubes of ‘Lypsyl’ brand lip balm

Additional Information :

This unidentified man was found in a water reservoir in the Ottawa River near the Chaudière Bridge in Ottawa. The reservoir is located behind the Ottawa Energy building number 511 at 4 Booth Street.

He was wearing several layers of clothing as described.

Contact :

Ottawa Police Service – 613-236-1222
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20140043 – NCMPUR 2016061151
Source Links :

Ottawa Police Service
National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains

Last Modified :
January 17, 2023

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