After scouring Elk Lake Monday evening and most of the day Tuesday in search of missing 28-year-old Saanich man, Tim Elliott, Saanich police have now confirmed that they have found his body.
Elliott had been missing since Saturday evening when he was last been seen at the dock leading into Elk Lake. This is where police divers recovered his body shortly after 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
UPDATE | Sad to report that the body of missing Saanich man Tim Elliott has been found at Elk Lake near where he was reported missing from Saturday night. Investigators are on scene and the BC Coroner's Service has been notified.
— Saanich Police (@SaanichPolice) September 15, 2020
Peninsula Emergency Measures Organization Search and Rescue was also at the scene assisting police and has been asking people to avoid the Bear Hill Road parking lot and to give emergency teams plenty of space to do their work.
#PEMO #SAR is in the #ElkLake area today supporting the @SaanichPolice with a missing person search. Please provide teams the space they need and avoid the Bear Hill Road parking lot. #BCSAR #Saanich pic.twitter.com/WIg6GragXh
— PEMO Search & Rescue (@PEMO_SAR) September 15, 2020
Investigators are on scene and both Elliott’s family and the BC Coroners’ Service have been notified. No foul play is suspected.
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