Police confirm human remains discovered are possible abduction victim, Korkowski

Police confirm human remains discovered are possible abduction victim, Korkowski

Korkowski had last been seen on May 4, criminality is suspected in his death

The human remains found in a rural area west of Quesnel on May 6 have been identified as 33-year-old Louis Korkowski.

Investigators from the BC RCMP, North District Major Crime Unit, in partnership with the BC Coroners Service confirmed Friday, May 22, what many suspected, after the remains were found just two days after Korkowski was reported missing.

Police believe Korkowski was the possible victim of an abduction and that criminality was involved in his death.

Investigators continue to seek information related to two vehicles identified as vehicles of interest 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 re-released the photos of Louis Korkowski, the green Ford Explorer and the grey Toyota Matrix to assist in the criminal investigation.

Staff Sgt. Todd Wiebe of the BC RCMP North District Major Crime Unit is asking anyone who knows anything about Korkowski’s death to contact police.

“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,” Wiebe said.

Korkowski is described as five feet and four inches tall and 110 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black track pants with a white stripe, a blue jacket and a black Mulisha sweater.

The Ford Explorer is green with chrome body trim, and it has a roof rack and a dent in the passenger door. The vehicle has blacktinted windows and grey five-prong rims, and the B.C. licence plate is KF087R.

The Toyota Matrix is grey with black paint and peeling damage to roof and 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, just after 9 p.m. on May 4 west of Quesnel.

“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 www.bccrimestoppers.com.”

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The Toyota Matrix is further described as: 2007, grey black paint and peeling damage to roof, sticker residue on the passenger side door. (RCMP photo)

The Toyota Matrix is further described as: 2007, grey black paint and peeling damage to roof, sticker residue on the passenger side door. (RCMP photo)

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 and chrome body trim. (RCMP photo)

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 and chrome body trim. (RCMP photo)