Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Deceased Male Found in Water

Hamilton Police are seeking the assistance of the public, in identifying a body that was located in the waters of Chedoke Creek.

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, shortly after 1030 a.m., members of the community contacted Hamilton Police after they located a body in the water. The body was located in the waters of Chedoke Creek, near the enterance to Kay Drage Park in the City’s west end.

At this time, police have confirmed that the body located is that of a male and it has been in the water for a few days but no longer than a week.

A post-mortem examination has occurred under the direction of the coroner and the circumstances surrounding the cause of death are still considered to be suspicious. At this time, the matter is being investigated by the Division 1 Criminal Investigation Branch.

The identity of the deceased is still unknown.


  • male/white
  • possibly in his 30’s
  • approximately 5’10”
  • 200 lbs
  • short brown hair
  • no visible tattoos

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation, you are asked to contact Division 1 Criminal Investigation Branch Staff Sergeant David Oleniuk by calling 905-546-3833.

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