Calgary, AB,

Missing person located deceased- SAKS

Joseph SAKS was located deceased on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. SAKS was reported missing on June 15, 2021. As this death is not criminal in nature, no other details will be released.

We would like to thank the public and media who responded to our plea for information, and their assistance during this investigation.

We extend our condolences to Joseph’s family and friends as we know this was not the outcome we all were hoping for.

Original release below

Missing person – Joseph SAKS - Update

We are continuing with our search to locate Joseph SAKS, 38, who was reported missing Tuesday, June 15, 2021, after family and friends became concerned for his welfare.

We initially shared that SAKS is the registered owner of a black 1997 Pontiac Sunfire bearing Alberta license plate BHV8242 and may be in possession or driving this vehicle at the time of his disappearance. Police have located the vehicle and have determined that the vehicle is not connected to SAKS’ disappearance.

SAKS was initially reported as being last seen in the community of Queensland. The investigation has since revealed that SAKS was last believed to have been in the southeast community of Diamond Cove on the evening of June 13, 2021.

SAKS is described as 5’11" tall, approximately 230 pounds, with blue eyes, grey hair, and a grey beard. SAKS also has a three-inch scar behind his right ear and a scar on his left knee. SAKS was last seen wearing a t-shirt, shorts and sneakers with socks.

A photo of SAKS is available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

Anyone with information about SAKS’s location is asked to call the Calgary Police Service.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through either of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


CPS Case # CA21224121/4700