Location : Near Halifax International Airport, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Details : On October 8th, 2004 a body of a badly decomposed male was discovered in a wooded area near the Halifax International Airport. Male appeared to have both ears pierced although no jewelry was present. The male was wearing Lee blue jeans (size 32/32), a multicolored dress shirt, “Emilio” grey sweater (size medium), new Timberland Hiking Boots (beige) (size 9) and a brown leather belt. Located near the body was a pair of dark framed “Dolce & Gabbana” prescription glasses as well as a “Dorcy” flashlight. Also located in close proximity to the body was a dark coloured “Mckinley” back pack containing various items of clothing folded and packed in neat fashion.
Facial reconstruction of John Doe - click thumbnail to enlarge
On November 18th, 2005, the body of John DOE was exhumed, re-examined by a forensic anthropologist. The forensic anthropologist determined the male to be Black African with European Descent, late twenties or early thirties with medium length dread-lock type hair, 5'11 and 160 lbs and is described as athletic in nature
The skull was sent to an RCMP forensic artist for the completion of a facial reconstruction which was completed and released to the media on November 23rd, 2006.
Contact: If you have any information about this case, please contact Cst. J. Michael FRANCIS or Cst. K. CHIASSON RCMP Halifax Detachment, Lower Sackville Office, Lower Sackville, NS (902)864-6000 ph or (902)-864-6010 fx or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(8477)
File: Halifax Detachment, Lower Sackville File # 2004-3757