Missing person found deceased yesterday afternoon

GADSAR and RCMP recovered the body of Taylor Oelrich from the Columbia River near the Old Mill site in Golden on Feb. 19.

  • Feb. 20, 2015 10:00 a.m.

On February 19 at approximately 2:20 p.m., members of the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team working with local RCMP and Golden & District Search and Rescue recovered a body from the Columbia River near the Old Mill site in Golden.

The body has been confirmed to be that of Taylor OELRICH, who was reported missing to the Golden-Field RCMP on February 15.

“We are now working with the BC Coroner’s Service to investigate the circumstances of Taylor Oelrich’s death,” states Cst. Spencer LAINCHBURY with the Golden-Field RCMP, “however at this time we do not suspect foul play.” he continued.

Police are asking that anyone who may have seen Taylor Oelrich the night he disappeared, or anyone who has information about his death, contact them at 250-344-2221.


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