Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : May 1, 1976
Location Of Discovery : Thunder Bay, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : 10 months to 5 years before discovery
Race : Unknown
Age : 30 – 50
Height (estimate) : Unknown
Weight (estimate) : Unknown
Hair Colour : Brown – brown hair, worn long
Eye Colour : Unknown


Dental Information :

Upper teeth –¬†complete acrylic denture
Lower teeth – 3 molars and 2 premolars extracted
Dental health – many teeth show decay

Medical Information : Unknown
Notable Identifiers :

Hair – tied back with an elastic fastener with plastic balls (known as an elastic bobble)

Clothing/Jewelry :

Sweater – green, wool
Sweatshirt – grey or off-white sweatshirt with a crew neck collar, worn under the sweater

Pants – jeans blue or brown
Belt – brown leather (37″ long from the hole used to the tongue of the buckle)

Footwear – ‘Oxfords’, brogue-type, size 11
Socks – grey work socks

Other Personal Items :

Cigarettes – ‘DuMaurier’ brand
Matches – paper matches with the zodiac theme of ‘the moon’

Additional Information :

The remains of this unidentified man were located in an area of heavy bush north of Hwy 17 just under one km (0.5 miles) east of Hodder Avenue on the Lakehead Expressway near a scenic lookout.

The estimated height mentioned above is based on information in the original police report.¬† No anthropological analysis was carried out.¬† Therefore, the estimate is not considered a ‘scientific estimate’.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20130038 – NCMPUR 2016065867
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains
Ontario Provincial Police

Last Modified :
January 3, 2023