Human remains found near Smithers

Smithers RCMP are investigating the discovery of human remains.

Police aren’t releasing much information on the discovery other than Smithers RCMP, North District Major Crime and the BC Coroners Service are working to positively determine the identity of the remains. More information will be released once the remains are identified.

Smithers police have been looking for 18-year-old Jessica Balczer who was reported missing September 3.