The BC Coroners Service, assisted by the Vancouver Police Department's Missing Persons Unit, is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a male recovered deceased from the Burrard Inlet near New Brighton Park on May 23, 2013.
It appears that the man died on or about the same day. He is Caucasian and between 18 and 30 years of age. He has a fair complexion, blue eyes and light brown hair in a buzz-cut style. He is 175 cm (5 ft., 9 in.) tall and weighs 57 kilograms (125 pounds). His face is lightly freckled. A number of moles are visible on his face, neck, shoulders and back. He has no tattoos.
The man was found wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt; a grey short-sleeved t-shirt with an image involving three concentric black, white and green circles on the chest; stone-washed blue Hurley brand jeans; a black leather belt; white socks; and Converse-style, black-with-white-trim casual shoes (Pegabo brand and size 42 or 8 1/2 ).
There is no evidence of foul play.
Please refer to the BC Coroners Service website (Case File 2013-0283-0041) to view and download a facial approximation drawing and photos of clothing at: www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/coroners/unidentified-cases/index.htm
Anyone with information which may assist in identifying the man is asked to please call the Identification and Disaster Response Unit of the BC Coroners Service at 604 660-7753. Please quote reference: BCCS 2013-0283-0041/VPD 13-77990.
The BC Coroners Service encourages media to use the images published in this case as it is believed that the facial approximation is accurate and that the clothing is distinctive.
Stephen Fonseca, Coroner
Manager, Identification & Disaster Response Unit
Office of the Chief Coroner