Found remains confirmed to be those of missing man

Quesnel, Major Crimes Unit

2020-05-22 15:36 PDT

The found remains discovered in a rural area of Quesnel on May 6, 2020 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. (Link to original news release)

Korkowski was reported missing to the Quesnel RCMP after possibly being abducted on the evening of May 4, 2020. 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 re-releasing the photos of Louis Korkowski, the green Ford Explorer and the grey Toyota Matrix to assist in the criminal investigation.

Louis Korkowski

Louis is described as:

Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer is further described as;

Toyota Matrix

Link to larger image: Toyota Matrix

The Toyota Matrix is further described as;

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.

S/Sgt. Todd Wiebe of the BC RCMP North District MCU states, We strongly believe there are people who have information and have not already spoken to us. 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

Released by

S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet

Senior Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-4134
Cell: 604-657-5730
Fax: 778-290-6114


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