BURNABY (NEWS 1130) – RCMP collaborated with the New York Academy of the Arts and others to reconstruct the face of a man found dead in a forested area in north Burnaby a year ago.
Police believe the remains had been there since March 2013. The cause of death is unknown and foul play is not suspected.
Burnaby RCMP also worked with the B.C. Coroners Service and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner to reconstruct the man’s face.
Today marks one year since this man's remains were located in North #Burnaby. Please take a moment to have a look at the images of this man and some of his belongings. https://t.co/E2zD1oaNZm pic.twitter.com/feCOhcSeHL
— Burnaby RCMP (@BurnabyRCMP) March 11, 2020
“We’re really hoping these images will spark someone’s memory,” Burnaby RCMP Cpl. Mike Kalanj said in a release. “We’re asking for the public to have a look and please let us know if you have any information that can help us identify this man.”
The man is described as 40 to 60 years old, 5’3” to 5’4” with black hair, worn in a ponytail.
When he died, he was wearing a green hoodie with Athletic printed in white on the front, a black and yellow jacket, and a Pro Sport brand backpack.