Shortly before 11:00 a.m. this morning, the body of 76 year old Thomas Woods was located on the shore of Anderson Cove, in East Sooke.
Mr. Woods was the subject of an intensive search over the past five days, after he disappeared from his home on March 30th, and failed to show up for a meeting with his daughter.
The BC Coroner Service and Sooke RCMP remain on the scene where Mr. Woods’ body was located this morning, by a passer by. An investigation is underway, involving the BC Coroner Service and Sooke RCMP.
At this time, there is no indication that foul play is involved in Mr. Woods’ death.
Mr. Woods’ family have been notified.
The Sooke RCMP and search crews express their condolences to Mr. Woods’ family and friends, at this difficult time.