On September 5, 2001, a male body was found at a rest area of a remote cross-country ski trail near Deep River, Ontario. The male was found on a bench in an outhouse. There was no trauma to the body and the cause of death could not be determined. The male was well-tanned and it appeared that his face had recently been sunburned.
Details of Investigation
- Local resident found the male deceased in an outhouse.
- Estimated to have been dead for two or three days.
- OPP searched local area by vehicle and helicopter to try to locate an abandoned vehicle in the area. No vehicle was found.
- Extensive canvass of local establishments was conducted to see if anyone recognized the male.
- Identified remains unknown.
- Appeared to be between 28 – 40 years-old
- 5′ 4′ with a slim build
- No tattoos or scars
- Blue eyes
- Brown hair
- Wearing black, Replay running shoes (size small), blue Pepe jeans and a dark-blue long-sleeved shirt
Items located with the male:
- Knapsack – Eagle Creek Travel Brand
- Hiking items such as a candle, lantern, mini-mag flashlight, water container and matches
- Levi’s pocket watch, with a blue face, located in the knapsack
- Luggage tag sticker from a Costa Rican domestic airline
- Plastic laundry bag from Sutton Place Hotel in Toronto
- Matches from Sheraton Hotel, W Hotels (American chain) and Barclay Hotel in Vancouver
- Protein bars from a GNC store, likely from United States
- Silver ring with aqua-coloured stone – right little finger
- Koh Sakai glasses
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