Human Remains Located on Gabriola Island


2018-05-07 09:53 PDT

Gabriola RCMP are working closely with the BC Coroners Service after a human foot was located on Gabriola Island on Sunday afternoon.

On May 6, just after noon, a male was walking the beach near South Road, when he discovered what appeared to be a disarticulated human foot inside a hiking boot, lodged in a logjam.

The Nanaimo RCMP Forensic Identification Service and the BC Coroners Service attended the location later the same day. No further remains were located.

The Gabriola RCMP will continue to assist the BC Coroners Service with their investigation, in an effort to determine the identity of the remains.

No further information is available at this time.

Released by

Sgt. Janelle Shoihet

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Lower Mainland District
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, B.C. V3T 6P3
Office: 778-290-4134
Cell: 604-657-5730
Fax: 778-290-6114


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