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Missing 75-year-old Parksville man found deceased after days of searching


After two days of searching, a tragic end has come in the search for a missing senior.

The family of 75-year-old John Mathers’ reported him missing Monday afternoon, and his vehicle was found unoccupied at Englishman River Falls Park in Errington shortly after.

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue joined Oceanside RCMP in a search of the park and surrounding area on Tuesday and on Wednesday afternoon RCMP said Mathers had been located deceased.

“The cause of his death is not considered suspicious,” said RCMP.

“The RCMP offers its condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.”

No other details were released.

Victoria Buzz Staff
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