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Bow River John Doe
Sex Male
Race White
Location Lake Louise, Alberta
Found August 27, 1985
Unidentified for 34 years
Postmortem interval Greater than a year prior
Body condition Unknown
Age approximation 20 - 55 years old
Height approximation 5'2" to 5'8"
Weight approximation Unknown
Cause of death Not stated

Bow River John Doe was a man found deceased in 1985.


The decedent was discovered in Bow River near Banff, Alberta. Little information is known about him. The only record of his case on the internet is the Doe Network, which claims the case was still unsolved as of 2017.

Physical Description

  • His hair was described to be a dark colour.
  • His eye colour is unknown.
  • He may have suffered from a severe fever when he was a toddler.

Clothing and Belongings

  • GWG jeans in the size 31x32.
  • A brown leather belt with a plain oval loop-type silver buckle.
  • A black hair comb was found in one of his back pockets.
  • A ball-point pen with "Irly Bird" written on it.


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