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Coroner confirms identity of body recovered from Skeena River

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man whose body was recovered from the Skeena River near Terrace on Aug. 3, 2014 and his family has been notified.

Alex Lincoln, aged 61, of Terrace went missing on June 21, 2014, reads a BC Coroners Service release sent out this afternoon.

"He was last seen alive on the banks of the Skeena River near the Lakelse Avenue bridge. On Aug. 3, persons walking along the riverbank across from New Remo came upon the body, which has since been positively identified as that of Mr. Lincoln," reads the release.

"The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death. The family of Mr. Lincoln has been notified. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time," the release continues.

 

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