RCMP have launched a homicide investigation after the remains found near Campbell River were identified as Joshua Munro, 22. Police said the remains were found on February 22 in a rural area outside the city. The remains were positively identified as Munro, on March 21st.
Police believe the attack was a targeted incident and the public is not considered to be at risk.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221.