RCMP investigate discovery of human remains


2020-06-30 16:15 PDT

File # 2020-23348

At approximately 7 pm on Monday June 29th, 2020 the skeletal remains of a human body were discovered in downtown Nanaimo. The find was made by a RDN Transit Supervisor in the area of 1 Port Drive. The area was immediately secured and investigators with the Nanaimo RCMP attended to and examined the scene.

No direct evidence of foul play has been found however the investigation is only in the preliminary stages and at this time, foul play cannot be ruled out. 

The BC Coroners Service has been advised and the investigation is continuing.

Released by

Cst. Gary O'Brien

Media Relations Officer
Community Policing Services, Nanaimo
303 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, BC V9R 2N3
Office: 250-755-3257
Cell: 250-713-0701
Fax: 250-755-3238

Email: gary.obrien@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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