Richmond RCMP seek help in identifying body recovered from Fraser River in 2022

RICHMOND RCMP are seeking public assistance in identifying the remains of a man after his body was recovered from the north arm of the Fraser River on May 30, 2022.

“The body has spent a considerable amount of time in the water and this has proven challenging for police to make a positive identification,” said Cpl. Dennis Hwang, Communications Officer for the Richmond RCMP, on Thursday.

“Since the deceased was first located, we have been actively investigating all possible leads. We are hoping that photos of the jacket and specific logos on the clothing may enhance someone’s memory and prompt them to contact us. In addition to assisting the police, you are also helping to provide some semblance of closure to the family of the deceased.”

The deceased is described as

* male
* approximately 175 cm (5’9) tall
* approximately 59 kg or 130 lbs
* slim build
* black hair
*brown eyes

The deceased was clothed in a red Taiga branded jacket, a black hoodie with a skull logo and the words Buffalo 1972 David Bitton surrounding it on the left breast, a grey long-sleeved shirt with an image of a wolf silhouette and the words “Howl You Doing?”, a grey t-shirt, black sweatpants, and black Adidas size 10.5 training shoes.

Anyone with information who can assist police with the identity of the deceased is asked to contact Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1212 and quote file #2022-14167.

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