Body located in waters off Protection Island identified

Nanaimo, BC – The body that was discovered on May 3, 2022 off the shores of Protection Island has been identified as that of Kent Schroeder, who was reported missing and presumed drown on April 11, 2022.

On April 11th Schroeder was reported missing. Although an extensive search was carried out he was not located. On May 3, 2022 Schroeder’s body was located and recovered from the Nanaimo harbour in the waters near Protection Island.

RCMP Water Rescue
RCMP Water Rescue

The Nanaimo RCMP continue to investigate this matter and are canvassing for any witnesses that may have observed Schroeder or heard anything suspicious around the Nanaimo harbour on the evening of Monday April 11, 2022. If you have any information, please contact the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345, and quote file # 2022-12274.

File # 2022-12274

Nanaimo RCMP

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