The BC Coroners Service said he is believed to have been of average build, aged 20 to 40 years, with light skin colour, short black hair and with a height of approximately 178 centimetres (5’10”).
He was wearing green shorts, a small red-and-black tartan fleece shirt and also wore a “Donate Life” silicone wristband. He had several distinct tattoos on his body. The tattoo on his back was a Kottonmouth Kings logo. He also had a distinctive bullet necklace and a Texas-style belt buckle.
The BC Coroners Service have released sketches of the tattoos and their positions.
Anyone who has information about the identity of the man is asked to call the BC Coroners Service Special Investigations Unit at 1-877-660-5077 and quote case number 2018-1023-0072, or contact Gabriola Island RCMP at 250-247-8333 and quote the case number 2018-377.