RCMP seek assistance in identifying deceased male

Oceanside, Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU)

2017-06-28 10:21 PDT

File # 2017-5453

On June 27th, 2017 at approximately 7:30 pm, the Oceanside RCMP received a report of a body in the ocean off Lasqueti Island.

Oceanside RCMP and Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit officers attended with the assistance of the Royal Canadian Coast Guard and recovered a deceased male.

The male is approximately mid twenty's, olive skin, approximately 6', athletic build, dark brown wavy hair down to his shoulders.

He was wearing a leather necklace with two shells and a red and black bead.

Police checks have not located anyone matching this description.

The Oceanside RCMP, VIIMCU and the BC Coroner's service are investigating.

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact the Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111.

Released by

Cpl. Tammy Douglas

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Island District
2881 Nanaimo Street, Victoria, B.C. V8T 4Z8
Office: 250-380-6174
Cell: 250-213-5944
Fax: 250-380-6256

Email: tammy.douglas@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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