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Date of Discovery: July 10, 1988
Location of Discovery: Peterborough, Ontario
Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
State of Remains: Partial skeletal
Cause of Death: Homicide
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 30-49 years old
Hair Color: Brown, possibly balding.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Possibly wore a beard. Signs of arthritic changes to his temporomandibular joints which may have caused significant pain in his jaw. He was likely a smoker.
Dentals: Available. Dental health was poor. Most molars missing during life. Remaining molar is carious. Front teeth missing postmortem.
Fingerprints: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: None located.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Recreational divers found a severed head in the Otonabee River near Peterborough. Police conducted searches and no other body parts were found. The victim's head had been severed from his body with a sharp object. He was dubbed the Otonabee River Man.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Peterborough Lakefield Community Police
Agency Contact Person: OPP MPUB
Agency Phone Number: 1-877-934-6363 or 1-705-330-4144
Agency Case Number: LE: 000088497
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
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