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Human remains found near Quesnel identified as Louis Korkowski

Louis Korkowski

The found remains discovered in a rural area of Quesnel on May 6 have been confirmed to be that of a man reported missing to the Quesnel RCMP.

Investigators from the BC RCMP North District Major Crime Unit, in partnership with the BC Coroners Service have now confirmed the remains are that of Louis Korkowski.

Korkowski was reported missing to the Quesnel RCMP after possibly being abducted on the evening of May 4. Criminality is suspected in his death and investigators continue to seek information related to the two vehicles and Louis’ whereabouts leading up to the discovery of his body. Particularly from May 4, 2020 at 7 p.m. to May 6, 2020.

Police are trying to locate a green Ford Explorer and the grey Toyota Matrix to assist in the investigation.

The Ford Explorer is further described as;

  • 2003, Green in colour
  • BC license plate KF087R
  • Dent in the passenger door
  • Roof rack
  • Black tinted windows
  • Grey five prong rims
  • Chrome body trim

The Toyota Matrix is further described as;

  • 2007, Grey
  • Black paint and peeling damage to roof
  • Sticker residue on the passenger side door

Both vehicles were last seen in the area of Sylvia’s Café, in the 5600-block of Nazko Highway, Quesnel just after 9:00 p.m. on May 4, 2020.

We strongly believe there are people who have information and have not already spoken to us,” said S/Sgt. Todd Wiebe of the BC RCMP North District MCU. “If you have information which can assist in finding the person responsible for Louis’ death, you are urged to call and speak to an investigator.”

If you have information related to Louis’ death or the two vehicles, please contact the Quesnel RCMP at 250-992-9211. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can report information to Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at

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