Artist’s impression released in appeal to identify elderly man found in Bramley

Police artists created this impression of the man's face.

Police have released an artist’s impression of an elderly man found dead in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal as they continue to appeal for the public’s help to identify him.

Officers have also released images of the clothing worn by the man who was found in the canal near to Bramley Fall Woods on Sunday, January 15.

There are no suspicious circumstances.

A previous appeal detailed the watch he was wearing, and keys found on him.

The man’s wrist watch.

He is described as bald, with white hair on both sides and stubble on his face.

He was wearing a beige jacket, beige trousers, green and brown checked shirt, and a blue diamond pattern jumper. He was also wearing brown shoes and beige scarf and gloves. He had an A-Z  map book with him from 30 years ago.

The clothing worn by the man.

Detective Chief Inspector James Entwistle, who heads Leeds District CID, said: “We believe the artist’s impression is a good likeness of the man and, alongside his clothing and personal items, we are hoping someone will recognise him.

“We are keen to identify him to support to the Coronors’ process and to trace any next of kin there may be.”

The man’s shoes.

Anyone who recognises the man or who has any information that could assist in identifying him is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting log 407 of January 15 or online at


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