Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : October 2, 1970
Location Of Discovery : Guelph/Cambridge, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Approximately 20 years
Race : Caucasian
Age : 40 – 65
Height (estimate) : 160 cm – 165 cm (5’3” – 5’5”)
Weight (estimate) : Unknown
Hair Colour : Unknown
Eye Colour : Unknown


Dental Information :

Teeth – in excellent condition but did show marked wear

Medical Information :

Spine – severe osteoarthritis in lumbar area, may have been painful

Notable Identifiers : Unknown
Clothing/Jewelry :

Head wear  – grey Fedora, hat band, initials “J.U”, “Calhoun’s”, “Bathersby”

Belt – leather size 32 with a steer’s head buckle
Footwear – half-soled, size 7.5 – 8, ‘Oxford’ brand
Socks – white

Other Personal Items :

Property found close to remains:
Currency – six Canadian and USA coins dated 1936-1945
Pencil – yellow carpenter’s type
Glasses/spectacle case – tin

Additional Information :

The remains of this unidentified man were located along Wellington County Rd, near Guelph/Cambridge Ontario.

Nine buttons were found with the remains. The buttons are suggestive of the clothing he may have worn. The buttons were identified as an overcoat button (one), a trouser button (one), underwear buttons (four), and shirt buttons (three). Some pieces of fabric were also found. The fabric may have been from a white shirt.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20050012 – NCMPUR 2016026481
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains

Last Modified :
January 2, 2023

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