Monday, July 22, 2024

Missing 69-year-old Nanaimo man found dead (UPDATED)


UPDATE: The 69-year-old Nanaimo man who was reported missing on Sunday, July 7th, has been found deceased.

His body was located in Nanaimo at approximately 8 p.m. on Monday, July 8th. Nanaimo RCMP said the family of Nigel Paterson has been notified. The BC Coroners Service has also been advised and will continue with their investigation.

The cause of death was not released.

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Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 69-year-old man. 

Nigel Paterson has not been seen or heard from since around 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 7th, and was reported missing later the same day. 

According to police, Paterson is experiencing significant personal issues, and as a result, there is concern for his safety and well-being. 

He is described as a Caucasian man, standing at 6’ tall, weighing 240 pounds.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a button-down blue t-shirt and brown loafers, and carrying a small multi-colored duffel bag.

If anyone has any information on Paterson’s whereabouts or knows where he may be, call Nanaimo RCMP at (250) 754-2345.

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