UPDATED: Searchers discover body of Abbotsford man missing since Tuesday

Brook Morrison left home to go for a walk Tuesday evening

Police say they have found the body of an Abbotsford man missing since Tuesday.

In a news release issued Friday at noon, police said that “at approximately 11:45 am, Abbotsford Police and Search and Rescue volunteers located a deceased male in an area off Straiton Road.”

“It has now been determined that the deceased male is Brook Morrison,” police say. “Foul play is not suspected. This is a tragic outcome for a missing person investigation that began just over three days ago. The investigation has now been turned over to the BC Coroners Service. The Abbotsford Police Department extends condolences to the family and friends of Brook.”

Crews had been searching for the past two days. Earlier in the day, they had asked hikers to avoid trails around Ledgeview Golf Course.

Brook Morrison left his Clearbrook Road-area home around 5:45 p.m. to go for a walk. He hadn’t been seen since.

Police and Fraser Valley Search and Rescue had been searching in the Eagle Mountain area, based on location information from his phone.

Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Email:
tolsen@abbynews.com


@ty_olsen
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old Langley man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

ELECTION: Ryan Warawa to run for BC Conservative Party in Langley East

Son of late MP Mark Warawa is former president of provincial party

ELECTION: Langley Township councillor Eric Woodward will run for the BC NDP in Langley East

Will challenge another current Township councillor for the job

Tenor from Langley-based Trinity Western University joins Vancouver Chamber Choir

Rob Workman feels ‘blessed by these opportunities’

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

Horgan, Wilkinson trade barbs over MSP premiums, health care at campaign stops

Horgan called a snap election for Oct. 24 earlier this week

PHOTOS: 2nd calf in a month confirmed among Southern Resident killer whale pod

Center for Whale Research said they will eagerly await to observe the calf to evaluate its health

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

97 distressed horses, cats and dogs seized from farm in Princeton

RCMP assisted as BC SPCA executed search warrant

Father hopes journey to aviation-safety program inspires hope

Former South Surrey resident Greg Sewell hasn’t given up on quest to mandate older-plane retrofits

$250K reward offered as investigation continues into Sea to Sky Gondola vandalism

Police also asking for specific footage of Sea to Sky highway around time of incident

Most Read