Police in Kamloops Discover Remains of Missing Okanagan Man

On the night of January 19, 2021, authorities in Kamloops, BC made a discovery near Peterson Creek: remains belonging to Joseph Driscoll, a 42-year-old man who had gone missing from the Okanagan Valley nearly two months prior.

Joseph Driscoll was last seen walking through the Valleyview neighborhood during the early hours of November 12th, 2020 and at the time, police began their investigation into his disappearance. After weeks of searching and following up on leads that eventually went cold, investigators finally made a breakthrough when they stumbled upon what would later be confirmed as Driscoll’s final resting place.

The find has since been deemed suspicious by police who are currently working with the British Columbia Coroners Service to get to the bottom of this case. As of yet there have been no updates from RCMP as to what exactly happened to Joseph Driscoll so far from home but those close to him remain hopeful that justice will be served.

Although Joseph Driscoll’s story is tragic it serves as a reminder for everyone that even in places where we feel safe and secure anything could potentially happen and one should always take necessary precautions when travelling alone or out at night. The Kamloops RCMP are asking anyone with information regarding either Joseph’s disappearance or finding of his remains to come forward as soon as possible so they can bring some closure to his friends and family.

No matter how sad this case may seem though let us not forget that Joseph was more than just another missing person; he was someone’s son and brother with an entire life ahead of him before everything sadly went wrong.

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