The RCMP have located the body of Patrick William Timmons of Port Hawkesbury, who was reported missing on Aug. 22.
Timmons was found at about 5:30 p.m.on Thursday in the Port Malcolm area.
Previously, police had reported that the 51-year-old had not been accounted for since he was seen leaving a Bernard Street residence on Aug. 22.
The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death but foul play is not suspected.
Patrick William Timmons, 51, of Port Hawkesbury, was last seen leaving a residence on Bernard St near noon on August 22 and he hasn’t been seen since. Inverness District RCMP is asking for public assistance to locate him. Although foul play is not suspected, police and Mr. Timmons’ family are concerned for his well-being.
Patrick Timmons is described as a white male, 5-foot-2 and 125 pounds, with short brown hair and blue eyes. He has a mustache. He was wearing a red t-shirt with white print, blue jeans, and white sneakers when he was last seen. He was also wearing a red knee brace. Mr. Timmons may be operating a red 2001 Saturn 3-door coupe, with Nova Scotia licence FJX598 attached. The vehicle is very well-kept and has red rims.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Patrick Timmons is asked to contact Inverness District RCMP at 902-625-2220 or 1-800-803-RCMP(7267). Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not tapped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.