Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : March 29, 2008
Location Of Discovery : Toronto, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Unknown
Race : Caucasian
Age : 40 – 60
Height (estimate) : 168 cm (5’6”)
Weight (estimate) : 53 kg (117 lbs)
Hair Colour : Brown – with grey, wavy, worn short
Eye Colour : Brown


Dental Information :

Teeth – decayed
Missing teeth – many teeth missing before death
Restorations – none, no dental work evident

Medical Information :

Fractures – healed pelvic fracture, left Ilio-pubic ramus

Neck – moderate osteoarthritis
Genitals – undescended testicles

Notable Identifiers :

Abdomen – 16 cm (6.3″) scar with suture marks on right abdomen
Abdomen – 6 cm (2.4″) scar on lower right side of abdomen

Knee – scar on inner right knee, measuring 1.5 cm (2.3″)
Toes – valgus deformity of both large toes, large toes appear to turn toward the second toe

Facial hair – beard and moustache, greying and yellow

Clothing/Jewelry :

Sweater – dark blue fleece sweater
Sweater – black and white striped sweater
Shirt – black t-shirt

Pants – black and blue checkered flannel pants
Undergarments – dark blue/black and white, striped boxers

Other Personal Items :

Pouch – small change pouch containing $18.41 in coins and 7 Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) tokens

Items in close proximity:
Jacket – beige
Pants – black nylon pants
Headwear – dark blue knit hat
Footwear – tan ankle shoes, tan laces

Additional Information :

This unidentified male was located shortly after death in the Bloor Street and Parliament Street area of Toronto. He was found under a subway bridge where he frequently slept.

He is believed to have been homeless. He was discovered by another homeless man who knew the deceased as “Pops” and “Joe”.

A number of articles of clothing were found close to the unidentified man. Although likely these items belonged to the unidentified man, this could not be established with complete certainty.

Post-mortem photographs of the unidentified man are available at National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains .

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20080152 – NCMPUR 2016059266
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains
Ontario Provincial Police

Last Modified :
January 13, 2023