BC RCMP investigate the homicide of Edward Michael Milne near the Bowron River rest area 

The 2024 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

RCMP said a body was discovered near the Bowron River rest area west of Purden Lake. on April 14th 2024.

An investigation commenced with the assistance of Search and Rescue, Police Dog Service, and Forensic Identification Service. Police confirmed that the person located was Edward Michael Milne, who was reported missing to the Prince George RCMP on March 29, 2024. North District Major Crime Unit has conduct of the investigation and the death is being considered a homicide.


Police would like anyone who traveled Highway 16 past the Bowron Rest Area between March 27-29, 2024 to call police with any information about vehicles parked in that area or anyone has dash cam footage between Prince George and Bowron River rest area for the above dates, please call police at 250-561-3300.