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Public’s Help Sought In Identifying Deceased Man

Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 4:00 AM

Kamloops, BC – The BC Coroners Service and RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who was found dead in a rural area of Kamloops this past winter.

The man’s body was discovered by passersby in a wooded area used by hikers and mountain bike riders back on February 21st.  He is believed to have died within the previous 48-hours of being found.

And, while foul play has been ruled out in his death, authorities are still working to identify the man.

sketch used with permission of BC Coroners Service

sketch used with permission of BC Coroners Service

The Coroners Service for the Interior Region has released a facial approximation done by a forensic artist, but cautions that it should not be considered an exact likeness.

The deceased is described as an older Caucasian male, approximately six feet tall, and 195-pounds.  At the time of his death, he was wearing a black ‘Raising the Roof’ toque, a grey and brown Navajo-patterned Wind River jacket, blue sweatshirt with ‘Talisman Energy’ on the right sleeve, a blue dress shirt, blue jeans, black rubber boots, a black leather belt, and silver Timex watch.

Photos of the man’s jacket and watch can be found by clicking here.

Anyone with information regarding the deceased’s identity is asked to contact the Interior Regional Office of the Coroner at 250-861-7429, Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-300, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.



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