Update: Found human remains

North District, Prince George, Police Dog Services, Major Crimes Unit

2024-04-19 12:42 PDT

File # ND MCU: 2024-7683

Original release can be found here: Prince George RCMP - Found human remains (rcmp-grc.gc.ca)

On April 14, 2024 a body was discovered near the Bowron River rest area west of Purden Lake. Police immediately began investigating with the assistance of Search and Rescue, Police Dog Service, and Forensic Identification Service.

Police can confirm that the person located was Edward Michael Milne, who was reported missing to the Prince George RCMP on March 29, 2024. North District Major Crime Unit has conduct of the investigation and the death is being considered a homicide.

Police would like anyone who traveled Highway 16 past the Bowron Rest Area between March 27-29, 2024 to call police with any information about vehicles parked in that area. As well, if anyone has dash cam footage between Prince George and Bowron River rest area for the above dates, please call police at 250-561-3300.

Released by

Cpl. Brett Urano

Division Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-4006
Cell: 250-402-3746

Email: brett.urano@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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