Updated: Search for Ruth Kilgore ended after she was found deceased in Saanich

Sad news to report. Victoria Police have ended their search for missing Ruth Kilgore after she was located deceased in Saanich.

Saanich police have confirmed the  body found on the beach at Mount Doug Park yesterday afternoon is that of a missing 61-year old woman.
Investigators have also confirmed foul play is not suspected.


Victoria Police are asking for help finding 61-year-old Ruth Kilgore from Victoria.

Kilgore was last seen by her family Wednesday morning and say they are extremely concerned for her safety and well-being.

Ruth is described as:

  • caucasian woman
  • five feet eight inches tall
  • medium build
  • short grey and black hair.

Ruth was last seen wearing a light blue “Wedgewood” jacket, glasses, runners, dark pants and carrying a grey purse.

Going missing is out of character for Ruth and her family need her to come home to them.

Police believe Ruth may have been in the Oak Bay area and on or near the Galloping Goose trail near Esquimalt at some point yesterday.

If you have seen Ruth Kilgore, or have information on where she may be you are asked to call 911.



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