Case :



Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : January 17, 1988
Location Of Discovery : Toronto, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Day of discovery
Race : Caucasian
Age : 20 – 25
Height (estimate) : 165 cm (5’5”)
Weight (estimate) : 73 kg – 84 kg (160 lbs – 185 lbs)
Hair Colour : Black – thick, worn shorter than collar
Eye Colour : Brown


Dental Information : Unknown
Medical Information : Unknown
Notable Identifiers :

Knee – small round scar on left knee
Left ear – single hole piercing
Eyebrows – dark
Facial hair – a day’s growth, stubble

Clothing/Jewelry :

Jacket – waist length, blue/grey (possibly beige), ‘Westport’ brand, zippered with a vinyl hood, size Medium
Shirt – blue, grey and green plaid, ‘Olde English Lane’ brand, long sleeves, worn with sleeves rolled up, size Medium
T-shirt – ‘Vinar’ brand, white with black collar ring, black 3/4 length sleeves, green emblem with word ‘Rush’ on it, size Large

Pants – blue jeans, ‘GWG’ brand, label shows waist 30″ and leg 34″, pant legs shortened
Footwear – combat style boots, black, described as ankle laced boots

Watch – ‘Bulova Set-O-Matic’ brand watch with a black nylon band S-239287
Earring – round ball stud in left ear

Other Personal Items :

Shopping receipt – dated 15-January-1988 at 12:00 noon
Cigarette lighter – black
Opener – combination knife and bottle opener
Lip balm – one blue container of ‘Lypsol’, a second one is pink in colour

Additional Information :

Witnesses saw this unidentified man walking on the ice on Lake Ontario. His body was later recovered from the lake near Queens Quay.

Contact :

Toronto Police Service – Missing Persons Unit
By phone: 416-808-7411
By direct email:
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : TPS 1988-7764 – NCMPUR 2006000799
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains
Toronto Police Service – News release dated February 25, 2019
Ontario Provincial Police

Last Modified :
February 25, 2019

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