North Vancouver John Doe
North Vancouver John Doe 1994 02
Sex Male
Race Asian
Location North Vancouver,

British Columbia

Found August 25, 1994
Unidentified for 25 years
Postmortem interval 2 months - 4 Years
Body condition Skeletal
Age approximation 25 - 60
Height approximation 5'4 - 5'7
Weight approximation Unknown
Cause of death Homicide
North Vancouver John Doe is an unidentified man who was found deceased in Cates Park. Police are treating his death as suspicious.


The victim was almost completely buried. Investigators believe he'd been buried in late May or early June in 1994, but his clothing was designed in 1990 and 1991, suggesting he might've died earlier.


  • Black, short, straight hair.
  • Unhealthy teeth.
    • Stained teeth.
    • Two teeth went missing before his death.
    • One tooth was cracked before his death.
  • An old, healed fracture in his right wrist.
  • A possible, old injury in his lower back.
  • A medium build.

Clothing and accessories

  • A brown and black, Le Chateau tweed sports jacket in a size 36.
  • An 18-inch gold chain.
  • A black Casio watch.
  • A beige and blue, horizontally striped, Randy River tank top.
  • A cloth-webbed belt with a brass buckle.
  • Green, denim pants with a size 28 waist and 27-inch inseam.



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