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Search for missing North Delta woman ends tragically, police confirm

Chui Ching Ho was last seen near her home in North Delta on Friday. Police handout

The three-day search for a missing North Delta woman has ended in tragedy.

Delta police confirmed on Monday that the body of Chui Ching Ho was discovered on Monday.

Police said her death does not appear suspicious.

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“This is a tragic outcome, particularly at this time of year,” said Delta Police spokesperson Cris Leykauf in a media release.

“Thank you however, to the media and to so many people who shared her photo in the effort to help locate her.”

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Police and volunteers with Surrey Search and Rescue had been focusing their efforts on the Burns Bog areas, where Ho was believed to have headed.

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She was last seen on Friday near her home in North Delta.

Police had previously said they believed her disappearance to be high risk because she was not dressed for the conditions, and required regular medication.

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