Monday, July 22, 2024

Police investigating after body found at Glen Lake in Langford (UPDATED)


UPDATE: West Shore RCMP said Monday they’ve identified the body recovered from Glen Lake as that of 31-year-old Joshua Bennett, a missing man. Read more.

— earlier:

Police are investigating after a body was discovered at Glen Lake Sunday afternoon.

The investigation began just before 5 p.m., a boat and dive team have been called in to assist with the recovery.

Glen Lake Park and the surrounding area has been closed while the investigation is ongoing.

West Shore RCMP confirmed the body found was a male.

A family member has confirmed the body is that of missing 31-year-old Joshua Bennett. West Shore RCMP have not confirmed this yet.

Bennett was last seen leaving Langford Lane’s on Saturday, March 9th at approximately 9:30 p.m. and had not been heard from since.

Video surveillance showed him walking in the industrial area near Langford Lanes shortly after leaving the bowling alley.

More to come.

Victoria Buzz Staff
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