VICTORIA - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who was found in a creek near Nanaimo on July 18, 2012.
The man is David Richard Morgan, aged 61, from Nanaimo.
Mr. Morgan had been fishing with others along a creek near the Colliery Dam when he left the group to take photographs alone.
When Mr. Morgan did not return, a search ensued and he was found by Search and Rescue personnel in the creek, under a log in a deep pool.
The BC Coroners Service continues to investigate this death.
The family of Mr. Morgan has been notified of his death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.
The BC Coroners Service expresses its condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Morgan and its appreciation to Search and Rescue personnel for their assistance.
For further information, please contact:
Regional Coroner, Island Region
BC Coroners Service