Jeremy Shipley Bekken. RCMP photo

UPDATE: body of Prince George man discovered after he went missing Oct. 21

RCMP say foul play is not suspected in death of 37-year-old, who had been missing since Oct. 16

  • Oct. 23, 2018 3:00 p.m.

UPDATE:

The Prince George RCMP have issued a press release stating that on Nov. 5, 2018, they located the body of formerly missing Prince George man, 37-year-old Jeremy Shipley Bekken.

Bekken had been missing from his residence approximately 100 km east of Prince George since Oct. 16. He was reported missing Oct. 21.

RCMP said in the release that foul play is not suspected in the death.

“The Prince George RCMP would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance during this investigation and request that the family be allowed to grieve the loss of their loved one,” said the news release.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The Prince George RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating a man who has not been seen in a week.

On Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, the Prince George RCMP received a report that 37-year-old Jeremy Shipley Bekken was missing from his Prince George residence and had not been seen since Oct. 16.

Investigators attended the residence, which is in a rural area approximately 100 kilometres east of Prince George. Bekken’s vehicle and wallet were located at his residence, along with his two dogs. A Police Service Dog was deployed in the area without success.

Although Jeremy’s disappearance is unusual, police say they do not believe that foul play was involved.

Jeremy is described as:

· Caucasian male

· 183 cm (6’0”)

· 64 kg (140 lbs)

· Blue eyes

· Long dark blonde hair with scruffy facial hair

· Wearing: Black jeans, black jacket and a toque

If you have any information about Jeremy Shipley Bekken or where he might be, contact the Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.

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