Body found on Valdes Island identified as person last seen jumping from Pattulo Bridge in Surrey

Cpl. Nathan Dame

Gabriola RCMP

Tuesday, July 4 2017

On June 27, 2017 at approximately 10:20 am, the Gabriola RCMP received a call of a body on a beach in Noel Bay on Valdes Island, on the beach just north of Shah Point.

The Gabriola RCMP attended with the assistance of RCMP West Coast Marine and located a man’s body. 

Ladysmith RCMP Forensic Identification Section and the Coroner attended as well as Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU). 

The man has now been identified as a person who was witnessed jumping off the Pattulo Bridge in Surrey on June 1, 2017. 

Foul play is not suspected and the investigation will be turned over to the BC Coroner’s Service.