Case :

ON-UM-1976-12-00177

Summary


Gender : Male
Date Of Discovery : December 26, 1976
Location Of Discovery : Toronto, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Unknown
Race : Caucasian
Age : 55 – 60
Height (estimate) : 170 cm – 175 cm (5’7” – 5’9”)
Weight (estimate) : 49 kg (108 lbs)
Hair Colour : Grey – grey/white, worn long, balding in front
Eye Colour : Hazel

Details


Dental Information :

Missing teeth – visibly missing teeth
Teeth – had only a few teeth, each with cavities

Medical Information :

Health – suffering from malnutrition

Notable Identifiers :

Feet – frost-bitten and infected
Build – malnourished

Clothing/Jewelry :

Pants
Socks – woolen socks

Other Personal Items :

Vehicle – abandoned blue van

Additional Information :

The body of this unidentified man was located in an abandoned van on Blackburn Avenue in Toronto.

During life, this man was severely malnourished. His feet showed signs of frost-bite and resulting infection. His hygiene was extremely poor and was heavily infested with lice.

People in the area knew this man to live under the bridge at the foot of Blackburn Avenue for 15 years. Children knew him as ‘Billy’.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police – Missing Persons and Unidentified Bodies Unit
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : OPP 20130094 – NCMPUR 2016061964
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains
Ontario Provincial Police

Last Modified :
August 22, 2019