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UPDATE: Family of missing man Adam Moore say his body has been found

Have you seen 26-year-old Adam Moore?
26-year-old Adam Moore. Submitted

UPDATE: The family of Adam Moore say the body found in a submerged vehicle is that of Adam. The BC Coroners Service has not released the person’s identity, but the family posted on Facebook saying they have been contacted by the coroner confirming it is their loved one. 

Later in the day, RCMP confirmed the news. “It is with great sadness that we have to inform the community of this incident, and our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends affected by this tragic event,” stated Cst. Matt Ericson, spokesman for the Prince Rupert RCMP, in a press release.  “At this time it is too early to speculate as to what may have attributed to this collision.”

Previous Coverage:

Twenty-six-year-old Adam Moore was last seen in the early morning hours of Dec. 29 and his family and friends are very concerned for his safety.

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Prince Rupert RCMP first received a missing person’s report at about 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 31.

The person who called them said they had last seen Adam on the evening of Dec. 28 and advised that Adam had been suffering from possible symptoms of depression.

Police then discovered he had been spotted in the area of the local 7-11 in Prince Rupert at about 3:15 a.m. on Dec. 29. Additional inquiries determined he may have driven to Terrace, however police have not been able to corroborate this information.

“At this stage of the investigation police are making every possible effort to locate Adam”, says Cst. Matt Ericson, spokesman for the Prince Rupert RCMP. “Adam’s family and friends are very concerned of his whereabouts, and we are making an appeal to Prince Rupert and the surrounding communities for any information that may assist us in locating Adam.”

Adam is described as:

  • 6 feet tall (slim build)
  • 176 pounds
  • Short Brown Hair
  • Brown Eyes

Adam’s vehicle is described as the following:

  • Black 2005 Volkswagen Jetta
  • British Columbia License Plate 517 NVV

Adam’s family has now posted a video plea on YouTube:

As this investigation is ongoing, the Prince Rupert RCMP is asking anyone that may have information regarding this incident to contact the Prince Rupert RCMP Detachment at 250-627-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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– With files from Canadian Press

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