Key Information:


Halifax John Doe

Location Found:

Halifax International Airport,
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Date Found:

October 8-12, 2004

Date of Death:

September 29 - October 2, 2004


18-30 yo




Black with some European Ancestry

Hair Colour:


Eye Colour:



5'10 - 5'11




Multicoloured dress shirt,

Grey Emilio sweater,

Blue 'Real Madrid European Football' jersey,

Blue Lee jeans,

Beige Timberland boots,

McKinely backpack, Size 9 brown belt, Dolce and Gabbana prescription glasses.

Additional Information:

Pierced ears, slight overbite. Left leg fractured and healed incorrectly. Nose bent slightly to the left.

Dental / DNA:


Circumstances of Finding:

In the woods behind a gas station close to the Halifax International Airport John Doe was found deceased. He was found between October 8-12 and had died ten days prior to discovery.

Police believe John Doe was not from Halifax as the Real Madrid European Football jersey and Dolce and Gabbana glasses were not sold in the area. A backpack with additional items, such as clothing and a Dorcy brand flashlight were found belonging to John Doe.

Circumstances of Death:

John Doe died by suicide by hanging in the wooded area around the Halifax International Airport.

If you or someone you know are struggling with thoughts of suicide please reach out to the Canada Suicide Prevention Services at 1(833) 456-4566 or to the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 686868

Map and Location:

If you have any information about Halifax John Doe please contact:

Halifax Regional Police: 1(902) 490-5333 or

Crime Stoppers: 1(800) 222-8477

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