The Nanaimo RCMP have recovered a body believed to be that of Makayla Chang.

Chang was reported missing to Nanaimo RCMP back on March 22nd.

Nanaimo RCMP are treating the discovery as a homicide investigation.

The investigation is being led by Nanaimo Serious Crime Unit along with the assistance of other police resources.

Nanaimo RCMP are not providing any further information.

The Nanaimo Ladysmith School District has released a statement.
The District says, in light of the news, staff and students will be grieving and so counselling services are available for anyone affected.
Chang was a student at Cedar Community Secondary School, Island ConnectED and John Barsby Community School.