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Police confirm man reported missing March 27 was victim of homicide

Body of Edward Michael Milne, 62, found April 14 near Bowron River rest stop
The body of Edward Michael Milne, reported missing March 27, was found April 14 near the Bowron River. Police confirm he was a homicide victim.

Police have confirmed a Prince George man who went missing on March 27 was a homicide victim.

Prince George North District RCMP say the body discovered near the Bowron River west of Purden Lake was that of Edward Michael Milne.

Milne, 62, was last seen in downtown Prince George wearing a blue hoodie and dark/black pants.

The RCMP are asking that anyone who traveled on Highway 16 East past the Bowron River rest stop between March 27th and 29th to call police if they have any information about vehicles parked in that area during that time.

As well, they are asking for anyone with dash camera footage between Prince George and Bowron River during those March dates to call the non-emergency number at 250-561-3300.

Milne’s death is the city’s third homicide of 2024.