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Found remains of John DOE

Cold Case Files

Location : Near Rosthern, Saskatchewan

Details : On May 26th, 1982, a body of a badly decomposed male was discovered floating in the South Saskatchewan River. The male was wearing Howick brand denim jeans, knitted polyester fabric trousers, Size 9 ½ Texas brand beige cowboy boots, size 34 grey belt, and a Size 34 Caswell brand black money belt. The male also wore a complete set of dentures and his appendix had been removed.

Facial reconstruction of John Doe
Facial reconstruction of John Doe
Facial reconstruction of John Doe
Facial reconstruction of John Doe

Facial reconstruction of John Doe - click thumbnail to enlarge

In July, 2004, the body of John DOE was exhumed and re-examined by a forensic anthropologist. The forensic anthropologist determined that the male was Caucasian, 40 to 50 years old in 1982, 5'10" to 6'0" tall and had a stocky build.

The skull of John DOE was sent to a RCMP Forensic Artist for the completion of a facial reconstruction. The reconstruction was completed in June, 2005.

Contact: If you have any information about this case, please contact Cst. Kelly WEST, Saskatoon RCMP Major Crimes Unit at (306) 975-5153 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

File: Saskatoon RCMP File #2004-960