Ministry of Justice
BC Coroners Service confirms identity of deceased male
BURNABY – The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male found deceased in Richmond on June 17, 2012.
After an exhaustive post-mortem investigation and with assistance from the BC Police Missing Persons Center, Surrey RCMP and Richmond RCMP, the male was determined to be Sukhmohan Vandher of Surrey.
Mr. Vandher, aged 48, was last seen alive in Surrey on Nov. 26, 2011.
On June 17, his body was recovered from the Fraser River along Dyke Road in Steveston, and transported to Vancouver General Hospital for further forensic examination.
An autopsy has ruled out foul play.
The family of Mr. Vandher has been notified of his death. On behalf of the family, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.
For further information, please contact:
Coroner, Strategic Programs
BC Coroners Service
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