The BC Coroners Service has identified the human remains discovered near Norway Island as those of 19 year old Delores Brown from Penelakut Island.
The remains were discovered on August 19th.
Delores Brown was last seen on July 27th, and was reported missing on July 29th.
RCMP and Search and Rescue crews conducted an exhaustive search for Brown, and last week RCMP confirmed they suspected foul play in her disappearance.
The BC Coroners Service is working to determine a cause of death, and the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Ladysmith RCMP at 250-245-2215 or Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit has notified Brown’s family.