Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a deceased man whose body was located in 2004.
On October 8th, 2004, members of the RCMP responded to a complaint of human remains that were located in a wooded area off Highway 102 near the Halifax Stanfield International Airport.
To date the investigation has not been able to confirm the identity of the individual. The investigation continues with the VICE Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.
The man is described as a physically fit African-Canadian male estimated to be in his late twenties or early thirties with un-braided, medium-length, dreadlock hair, 5’11’ in height and 160 lbs. He appeared to have both ears pierced, although no jewelry was present.
The man was found to be wearing a multi-colored dress shirt, an Emilio brand grey sweater, Lee blue jeans, and new beige Timberland hiking boots. Located near the subject was a pair of Dolce & Gabbana prescription glasses. Also located near him was a McKinley brand back-pack containing a number of neatly folded articles of clothing.
Police are requesting anyone with information on the identification of this man please contact the police at 902-490-5180 or their local police department. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.