Missing person located deceased, investigation continuing
Elk Valley, Major Crimes Unit
2016-12-07 13:57 PST
Fernie, BC: On December 5, 2016, shortly before 5:30 pm (MST), Elk Valley RCMP attended a residence located in the 1100 block of 2nd Ave. in Fernie. Upon attendance, police located a deceased person.
Police can confirm that the found body was that of a missing man. Jeremy Wellman, 32, was last seen on December 2 when he went to get gas in Fernie, BC.
Police are continuing their investigation and asking anyone who has any information about Jeremy Wellman's activities prior to December 5 to contact them at (250)425-6233 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
No further information is available at this time.
Sgt. Annie LinteauDistrict Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Lower Mainland District
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, B.C. V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
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