Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : April 3, 1985
Location Of Discovery : Amherstburg, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : About 2 months
Race : Black
Age : 30 – 40
Height (estimate) : 183 cm (6’0”)
Weight (estimate) : 86 kg – 91 kg (190 lbs – 200 lbs)
Hair Colour : Black
Eye Colour : Unknown


Dental Information :

Fillings – several amalgam (silver) restorations

Teeth – most teeth are present

Medical Information : Unknown
Notable Identifiers :

Facial hair – small amount of hair on chin

Clothing/Jewelry :

Jacket – beige, hooded jacket, front zipper, ‘St. John’s Bay’ brand, label shows that jacket was made in Korea

Sweater – gold coloured cardigan, ‘Arnold Palmer Design USA’ on label
Shirt – gold colour, short sleeves, three buttons at neck, ‘Hudson Sport Detroit’

Pants – green, cotton work pants
Undergarment – beige, jockey-style underwear, size Extra large (XL)
Belt – brown leather, leather is patterned and has rivets

Footwear – 3/4 length boots with size zippers, brown colour
Socks – beige and black coloured

Headwear – red and brown woolen toque (hat) in pocket

Other Personal Items : Unknown
Additional Information :

This unidentified man was recovered from the Detroit River, 5 km north of Amherstburg. The location of recovery was near Cooper’s Marina in the township of Anderdon in County Essex.

Based on the labels found on the unidentified man’s clothing, police believe that he is American.

Weight estimate may not accurately measure living weight due to changed noted at autopsy.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20130043 – NCMPUR 2016068138
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains
Ontario Provincial Police

Last Modified :
January 6, 2023