News

Body found near Denman Island

Comox Valley RCMP confirm they have recovered a body floating in the ocean near Denman Island Thursday afternoon.

With the assistance of the Canadian Coast Guard, the body was recovered and transported to St. Joseph's Hospital. After an examination of the body, it was determined foul play is not suspected.

Police note the body is believed to be that of the man reported missing several weeks ago in the area - Robert John Thompson, 65.

Further inquiries will be conducted before a positive identification can be made. The investigation will be continuing with the assistance of the BC coroners service.

-Comox Valley RCMP

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Family of hit-and-run victim makes emotional public appeal w/video
 
City social media team shines during storm
 
Police tackle, apprehend man in Campbell River
Woman found dead in Yale
 
Local 10-year-old declares the right to a healthy environment
 
Conviction in fatal B.C. ferry sinking upheld
Mental health for children and youth
 
Helping the nedy in Nanoose Bay
 
Tuesday is last night for Bethlehem Walk in Parksville

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 16 edition online now. Browse the archives.