Ryan Mcauley, 35 was found dead beside Katzie slough trail. (Contributed)

Ridge Meadows police release name of man found near trail

Coquitlam resident went missing a year ago

Ridge Meadows RCMP have identified human remains found near Katzie Slough trails, near Golden Ears Way, on Dec. 27.

Police said the BC Coroner’s Service identified the human remains as Ryan Mcauley, 35, who originally was from Hope, but had been living in Coquitlam.

Mcauley had gone missing a year ago from Coquitlam, in February 2019.

“While foul play isn’t suspected, the Ridge Meadows RCMP are seeking public assistance to speak with anyone who may have spoken to or seen Mr. Mcauley in Pitt Meadows, or walking the Katzie slough trails, anytime around February of 2019,” police said.

He’s described as white, with red or brown hair, with a heavyset build, facial hair, and wearing glasses. He was last seen wearing a grey hoody, with a navy blue jacket, blue jeans, running shoes and carrying a black backpack.

If you have any information, please call Const. Peter Chetwynd of the Ridge Meadows RCMP at 604-463-6251. If you wish to remain anonymous, call CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a TIP online at www.solvecrime.ca.



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