Human remains discovered in Prince Rupert's Moresby Park

John Crawford
09/11/2020

RCMP in Prince Rupert are investigating the discovery of human remains at Moresby Park.
 
At around noon Thursday, officers assisted by the Terrace Police Dog section located a shoe and a piece of clothing.
 
An extensive search turned up human remains.
 

The BC Coroners Service is also investigating to determine the person's identity and the cause of death.

The RCMP advised the public that there is no risk or active threat related to this investigation.


=== RCMP NEWS RELEASE ===
 

Found Remains

Prince Rupert

2020-09-11 09:54 PDT

File # 2020-6948

 

Police are on scene in Morseby Park collecting evidence in relation to a file.

On September 10 at 12:00 PM the Prince Rupert RCMP along with assistance from the Terrace Police Dog Section located a shoe and piece of clothing. Police conducted a further extensive search which revealed human remains.

The B.C. Coroners Service has been notified and are conducting a concurrent investigation to determine the identification and cause of death.

There will remain a police presence over the next couple of days in the Moreseby Park area, police want to also advise the public that there is no risk or active threat related to this investigation.

Released by

Cpl. Devon James Gerrits

Watch Commander
Prince Rupert RCMP
princerupert.bc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
100 6th Ave W, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 3Z3
Office: 250-627-0700
Cell: 250-600-0313
Fax: 250-600-3013

Email: devon.gerrits@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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