Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : April 20, 1996
Location Of Discovery : Amherstburg, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Days to weeks prior to discovery
Race : Black
Age : 45 – 60
Height (estimate) : 168 cm (5’6”)
Weight (estimate) : 91 kg (200 lbs)
Hair Colour : Black – tightly curled
Eye Colour : Unknown


Dental Information :

Teeth – poor dentition

Medical Information :

Heart – may have lived with high blood pressure and/or treated for high blood pressure

Notable Identifiers :

Forehead – scar measuring 3.8 cm (1.5″) on right side of forehead

Clothing/Jewelry :

Sweater – black/navy blue sweater, ‘Knights of the Round Table’ brand
Sweater – second blue sweater, ‘St. John’s Bay’ brand, polo

Pants – blue jeans, ‘Arizona’ brand
Belt – black
Undergarments – beige, boxer underwear

Footwear – white lace-up athletic/running shoes, ‘Nike’ brand
Socks – black

Watch – gold coloured, ‘Timex’ brand watch with a gold-plated spandex band, worn on left wrist

Other Personal Items :

Currency – $52.00 in American funds

Additional Information :

The body of this unidentified man was found the shores of the Detroit River in the 800 block of Front Road North, Amherstburg.

It is possible that the man was balding. Alternatively, it is possible that he lost hair after death as a result of being in the water.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20140066 – NCMPUR 2016061153
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains

Last Modified :
January 10, 2023