Update: The body of a missing 53-year-old Colwood man has been located.

No other details are available.

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West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Colwood resident.

Lyall Scott Eriksen, 53, was last seen on Jan. 22. His family has told police that it’s not like him to be out of contact for this long.

Eriksen is diabetic, and police are concerned about his health and well-being.

There were several media reports that Eriksen was located. However, he has not the family confirmed.

Ericksen is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • 53 years old
  • 5 ft 11 in
  • 155 lbs
  • Brown hair
  • Blue eyes

He was last seen wearing a blue backpack, jeans, green shirt and plaid jacket. He drives a white Chevrolet Lumina with BC plate 121 HXC.

Anyone with information is urged to contact their local police.

Eriksen drives this white Chevrolet Lumina with BC plate 121 HXC.

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