Police launch sketch of unidentified man whose stays have been present in Oshawa in 2012

Durham police have released a composite drawing of a man whose remains were found in north Oshawa in 2012. The case remains unresolved and investigators are hoping someone with information will come forward.

  • Police photo of clothing, including a red waterproof jacket, found with human remains in Oshawa in 2012. The identity of the man remains unknown.

Investigators have released a sketch of a man whose remains were found a decade ago in north Oshawa as part of their ongoing attempt to identify him.

The “facial approximation,” composed by a forensic artist with Ontario Provincial Police, depicts how the man’s face appeared based on the remains, Durham police said in an update Dec. 1. It is hoped the renewed appeal for information will lead to a breakthrough in the case.

The remains, found March 14, 2012 in the area of ​​Ritson Road North and Winchester Road East, are those of a man believed to have been 5-feet 9-inches tall and weighing 224 pounds with dark brown hair. He had a scar on his left knee and was wearing a red waterproof jacket and a hooded sweatshirt, the police said.

Further information can also be found at Canada’s Missing (https://www.services.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/missing-disparus/case-dossier.jsf?case=2013000112&id=1)

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 905-579-1520, extension 2766 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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