Human remains found near Langley’s Nicomekl River

Human remains were found Saturday in the area of a popular walking spot near the Nicomekl River.

A man out for a walk in the 20700 block of 53A Avenue contacted the RCMP after seeing what he believed to be a human body near the Nicomekl River, according to Sgt. Ravi Pawar.

“RCMP Forensic officers and the BC Coroner’s Service attended and with the assistance of the RCMP Dive Team and the Langley City Fire-Rescue Service, retrieved the body,” he said.,

The Langley RCMP brought in Fraser Valley Search and Rescue to assist with an evidence based search of the area because of the terrain along the river.

“The Langley RCMP has confirmed the identity of the individual however no further details will be released pending notification of next of kin,” Pawar said.

A forensic autopsy is expected to be completed early this week.

Just Posted

Chances coming for public to have say on Langley tax rates

Local councillors will soon debate property tax rates for 2019.

Parking rules could limit ‘tandem’ spots in Langley

The Township is considering limits on restrictive parking in townhouse complexes.

End ‘exploitative’ parking fees at Lower Mainland hospitals, group says

HospitalPayParking.ca is criticizing a new contract between health authorities and Impark

Langley thespian performs in upcoming rom-com

Mikayla Wust, a recent graduate at TWU, plays the lead in Beau Jest.

Langley East MLA could testify in logging lawsuit

Rich Coleman has been put on the witness list for a lawsuit against TimberWest.

VIDEO: Here’s what the B.C. legislature officers are accused of buying

Personal trips, purchases, alcohol and more laid out in 76-page report by Plecas

South Surrey mother ‘never called 911’ after killing daughter, court hears

Crown submits evidence shows Lisa Batstone wanted eight-year-old Teagan to die

Why would the B.C. legislature need a firewood splitter?

First sign of police involvement in investigation of top managers

New Canada Food Guide nixes portion sizes, promotes plant-based proteins

Guide no longer lists milk and dairy products as a distinct food group

Judge annuls hairdresser’s forced marriage to boss’ relative

Woman was told she’d be fired if she didn’t marry boss’s Indian relative so he could immigrate here

Video: Runaway Coquihalla dog returned to owner

Archer, the dog found roaming along Coq. Hwy. on Jan. 19, has been reunited with owner

Liberals look to make home-buying more affordable for millennials: Morneau

Housing is expected to be a prominent campaign issue ahead of October’s federal election

Most Read