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    Canada - Port Albert, Ont, 'Mitchell Nelson', 57, cyclist towing canoe, Oct'16

    PORT ALBERT—News circulated on Manitoulin this past Wednesday that a man, who called himself Mitchell Nelson to those who met him, and had [been] seen by many travelling Highway 6 in September—a unique spectacle because of the canoe he was towing behind his bicycle—was found dead along the shore of Lake Huron, near Port Albert, Ontario, Police are seeking assistance in helping to determine his true identity.

    http://www.manitoulin.ca/2016/10/27/...lin-september/

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    This site has a better picture of the man who was found deceased.

    http://globalnews.ca/news/3030237/on...dead-on-beach/

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    Wondering if this man has been identified yet?
    http://www.lfpress.com/2016/10/26/family-of-dead-homeless-london-man-not-found-police-look-for-help
    Oct 27 2016
    Family of dead homeless London man not found, police look for help


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    https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/...-photos-448477
    Anyone with information can contact the Huron County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their local police agency immediately. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

    The investigation into the circumstances is ongoing.
    “It is unfortunate we have to notify the next-of-kin in this manner, but we have no other option other than to seek help from the public in this instance.” - Detachment Commander Inspector Younan.
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    Posting on the outside chance it is this mp, Larry Zink, who is from the US but whose vehicle was found in Ontario, fwiw.

    https://www.services.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/...06010899&id=23

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    This is the latest article that i can find,wondering if this man has since been identified or not?
    http://www.manitoulin.ca/2016/12/21/canoeist-found-dead-cross-canada-journey-remains-mystery/

    Canoeist found dead on cross-Canada journey remains a mystery

    By Robin Burridge -
    Dec 21, 2016
    The name ‘Mitchell Nelson’ has been run through many databases, but has proven unsuccessful.
    The deceased was travelling from Alberta to London, Ontario, via bike and canoe. He identified himself as Mitchell Nelson to The Expositor during his time on the Island in September.
    The body was found on a beach north of Port Albert on Saturday, October 15 by civilians. The police previously told The Expositor that a post mortem exam was conducted on Monday, October 17. The cause of death was undetermined, but there is no evidence to indicate foul play. A search was conducted for his canoe and bicycle, but they have yet to be located.

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    As far as I understand, he hasn't been identified. How weird is that!

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    This article is from a month before he was found deceased. Sounds like a fun guy to have a beer with. I wonder where his bike and canoe are.

    https://www.sudbury.com/around-the-n...-photos-415913

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    How about John Michael Carroll from Victor, Idaho?, missing since November 10, 2005.

    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/c/carroll_john.html

    " Shortly before his disappearance, Carroll had a conversation with his father about disappearing and taking on a new identity."

    http://idahostatejournal.com/members...a4bcf887a.html

    This photo of John Michael Carroll looks like a younger version of our unidentified decedent. See link below:

    https://isp.idaho.gov/BCI/missing/fi...tml?category=o


    Perhaps someone could do a side-by-side photo?

    IMOO.

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