ND MCU 2012-866 / FSJ 2012-163
2012-02-04 10:15 PST
North District Major Crime investigators can now confirm that the human remains located in a vacant property along Lower Road in Fort St James on the Nak'azdli reserve (pronounced na-caused-lee) earlier this week have been identified. Family have been notified and police can confirm that the victim is Fribjon BJORNSON.
28 year old Fribjon BJORNSON, from Vanderhoof, was reported missing on January 21, 2012. On January 23rd the blue 1990 Chevrolet pickup he was driving was located near Fort St. James.
Investigators remain in the community and are asking anyone with any information about the disappearance of Fribjon BJORNSON and the on-going investigation to please contact police, says Cpl. Annie Linteau spokesperson for the RCMP in BC.
We are attempting to gather evidence and ascertain the events that lead to Fribjon’s death.
The motive and exact cause of death remains under investigation at this time.
Anyone who may have seen BJORNSON or his vehicle after he was reported missing on January 21st or has information about his death is asked to call the Fort St. James RCMP at (250) 996-8269 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Cpl. Annie Linteau
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