UPDATE: Cowichan RCMP call off search for missing person Nelson Billy

Missing man was last seen on Friday, Sept. 3

Nelson Billy was last seen on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. (Submitted by North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP)

Nelson Billy was last seen on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. (Submitted by North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP)

UPDATE: The RCMP said on Wednesday, Sept. 15 that Nelson Billy has been located and that the public’s assistance is no longer required. More information is expected soon.

The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are asking for help locating 65-year-old Nelson Billy, who was last seen on Friday, Sept. 3, around noon at the Pier 66 Market in Cowichan Bay.

Billy is described as a First Nations man with short black hair and brown eyes, standing 5-foot-7 and weighing about 150 lbs. He often wears a green jacket.

Anyone with information about Billy’s whereabouts, or who has seen him since Sept. 3 should contact the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522 or Cowichan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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