Updated: unknown man in critical condition in Abbotsford hospital has been identified

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      Update: The Abbotsford Police Department announced at 7:01 p.m. that as a result of social media, his family members identified him and are with him at the hospital.

      Abbotsford police are seeking to identify a man who has been hospitalized and is in critical condition.

      A passerby found the man on the Discovery Trail between Charlotte Avenue and Maclure Road in Abbotsford around 8:30 p.m. on July 13, according to an Abbotsford Police Department (APD) news release issued today (July 16).

      He appeared to have been out for a walk when he had a medical emergency. He was taken to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.

      "John Doe" is described as a white male who appears to be about 35 to 40 years old. He is 178 centimetres (five-feet, 10-inches) tall and weighs 77 kilograms (170 pounds).

      He has dark short hair that is greying on the sides and grey-blue eyes.

      He was wearing a grey t-shirt, shorts, and black Rockport shoes. He was found carrying a set of keys with a tiny silver pen knife attached.

      Investigators have been unable to identify him through means such as fingerprints.

      Although the cause of his medical condition is unknown, alcohol or drugs were not present.

      Abbotsford police are hoping to identify him so that they can contact his family and friends.

      Anyone who has information about this man is asked to contact the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225 or, anonymously, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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