Human Remains Found South of Dease Lake
Prince George, B.C. – North District RCMP reports that Search and Rescue volunteers have located human remains in the area south of Dease Lake where the vehicle of a missing Alaska man was found at the end of November, 2016.
Corporal Madonna Saunderson says that on Saturday May 6th Search and Rescue teams from Stewart, Buckley Valley, Houston, Terrace and Kitimat located the remains along Highway 37 approximately 140 kilometres south of Dease Lake near Kinaskan Lake.
Searchers found clothing and personal items believed to belong to 70-year-old Anthony Adevai, who vanished on his way home to Alaska from Oregon. He had last spokes to his family on November 27th, 2016 while he was in Cache Creek. He was last seen on November 28th near Kinaskan Lake, where his vehicle was found abandoned on November 29th.
The BC Coroners Service continues its investigation to confirm the identity of the found remains. The family of Mr. Adevai has been made aware of the discovery.
The Coroners Service has conduct of this investigation, however Dease Lake RCMP, North District Regional General Investigation Section and the Prince Rupert Forensic Identification Section are assisting in this matter.