Nanaimo RCMP located a body believed to be 16 year old Makayla Chang on May 18th. Police said that Chang was reported missing on March 22.
Police are treating the girl’s death as a homicide but said they do not believe there is any risk to the public.
Update September 10, 2020
Nanaimo RCMP said Steven Bacon, 60, is now charged with the First Degree Murder of 16-year-old Makayla Chang. Police said Bancon was arrested in September of 2019 in Fredericton, NB on unrelated charges.