Former Canadian Olympic boxer Shawn O’Sullivan has been found just outside of Newmarket early Tuesday morning after The York Regional Police Duty Office (YRPDO) tweeted earlier he had been reported missing.

O’Sullivan had been reported missing around 5:30 p.m. Monday evening in the Town of Newmarket.


O’Sullivan (23-5-0, 16 KOs), known as “The Cabbagetown Kid,” was diagnosed with brain damage after a professional career of 28 fights. He was voted the Canadian amateur athlete of the year in 1981 and inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.