RCMP Press Release
On June 28, 2017 the body of Jeffrey David BAUDER aged 28 yrs was located South of Northport Washington USA in the Columbia river. BAUDER went missing and was presumed drowned after a water craft accident in the Columbia river in Trail on May 9, 2017.
United States Forensic Examiners on this date positively identified BAUDER’s body which will now be returned for funeral services.
The Trail & Greater District RCMP wish to express their sincere condolences to Mr. BAUDER’s family, and also want to thank the search and rescue personnel and other emergency services who assisted in the search for Mr. BAUDER.
At approximately 2:30 pm on Sunday, February 15, 2015 the Slocan Lake RCMP received a report of a found body approximately two kilometres south of Slocan near the shore of Slocan River.
The body was recovered and transported to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital for Coroner’s examination.
At this time, the identification of the deceased has not been confirmed. The BC Coroner’s Service has assumed control of the investigation.
On Thursday September 11th at approximately 8:15 am the Nelson RCMP received a call from a woman who felt she saw a body floating in Kootenay Lake near Crescent Beach.
The Nelson RCMP with the assistance of Nelson Search and Rescue attended the scene where they recovered the body of a male. We cannot confirm at this time that it is the body of Paul Tayes who was reported missing on September 4th from Kokanee Creek Provincial Campground.
The BC Coroners Service will be taking conduct of the investigation into the events surrounding and cause of the males death. The family of Mr. Tayes has been notified of the recovery of the body and are awaiting a positive identification to be made.
On July 23rd, 2014 Nelson RCMP were advised of some human remains in the forested area between Bealby Point Road and the Rails to Trails near Red Sands Beach on the edge of Nelson, BC.
Around 5pm on the 23rd, Nelson RCMP and the BC Coroners service, with the assistance of Nelson Search and Rescue, were able to retrieve the remains. There was identification located with the remains, suggesting the remains may be the those of a 27 year old male from the Cranbrook area. It is believed that the body has been there for several years.
The name is not being released until identification can be confirmed and next of kin can be notified.
Foul play is not suspected.
The BC Coroners Service, with the assistance of the Nelson RCMP are continuing their investigation.