The search is over for a Penticton man declared missing after he was found dead.
RCMP confirmed Wednesday that 76-year-old Kees Van Egmond was found in a remote location in the Oliver/Osoyoos area.
Penticton RCMP Cpl. Ted Manchulenko said foul play is not suspected and that police believe the Penticton senior succumb to a medical condition.
RCMP began the search for Van Egmond when his family contacted police after not hearing from him since May 4, saying it was unusual for him to be out of contact.
The RCMP are now attempting to contact next of kin, Manchulenko said .
The Penticton RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Penticton resident, Kees Van Egmon, who was last heard from on (Wednesday) May 4th.
The 76-year-old man was reported missing late Friday evening on May 6 by family.
Police and family are very concerned for Kees Van Egmond’s health and well-being and friends and family report that it is out of character for him to be out of contact for this long.
The family says Egmond suffers from diabetes and may be in need of medical assistance.
RCMP investigators believe that MR Van Egmond was driving his gold/brown 2010 Jeep Patriot SUV BC licence #AA547A.
Description of Kees Van Egmond:
- caucasian male
- 76 years
- 5’ 9” (175 cm)
- 137 lbs (62 kg)
- Grey hair
- blue eyes
Anyone who see Kees Van Egmond or his vehicle, is asked to please dial 9-1-1 immediately or contact their local police or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).