Remains of missing Nakusp, B.C., man found, RCMP investigate

The remains of a Nakusp, B.C., man who was reported missing in August of last year have been found.

Read more: RCMP in West Kootenay region search for man who went missing on way to Kelowna

On Saturday, a couple walking along the shorline of Upper Arrow Lake in Needles made the discovery and contacted police.

The remains have been identified as those of 35-year-old Christopher Sanford.

His truck was found abandoned in August of 2019 in Fauquier.

Read more: Nakusp RCMP continuing search for missing man last seen in early August

His family has been notified and the RCMP and the BC Coroner’s Service are both following up with independent investigations.

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