Algonquin Park John Doe 1980


On April 19, 1980, skeletonized remains of a white man were found at a campsite on Hardwood Lookout Trail in Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. Authorities believe he died between July, 1971 and Spring 1978. He wore size 11 boots, Levi brand jeans, a thick black knit sweater and a khaki green, military style jacket. His wallet contained stamps and fragments of a $20 bill, but no identification.

In the area, investigators also found a folding camp stove with an aluminum camper’s pot and a black, down-filled sleeping bag.

Date Body Found: 

April 19, 1980





Estimated Age: 


Estimated PMI: 

2-9 years

Agency of Jurisdiction: 

Ontario Provincial Police
Sgt Charles Doran
[email protected]

More Information:


Undergoing Testing

Image Credit: 

Canada’s Missing website.

Last Updated: May 30, 2023

Posted on

May 4, 2023