Hamilton Police Request Assistance in Identifying Deceased Male


Police are asking for help in identifying a deceased male located 150 feet south of the Rail Trail, between Blake Street and Norway Avenue, in Hamilton.

On Sunday, November 13, 2022, around 2:00 p.m., a citizen observed a deceased male in the wooded area of the Rail Trail, close to 21 Ben Lomond Place.

The deceased male had no identification and there have been no inquiries or missing persons matching his profile reported to date.  The body was sent to the Centre of Forensic Sciences at which time confirmation on the male’s description was provided.

Police are not investigating this death as suspicious in nature.


  • white male, 25-40 years old
  • medium build (approx. 180lbs)
  • average build (approx. 6’)
  • short brown straight hair with light-coloured thin beard
  • light eye colour
  • no specific scars, marks, tattoos or deformities
  • dark brown staining of teeth, possible scar on forehead, possible accessory left nipple

Clothing Description:

  • black baseball cap
  • green and blue windbreaker
  • blue zip up sweater
  • camouflage t-shirt
  • black jeans
  • hiking boots

If you have any information that you believe could assist police in the identification of this male, please call Detective Constable Goran Zivkovic at 905-546-2406 or Detective Sergeant Candace Culp at 905-546-2907.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.