Missing Surrey man’s body found

The remains of Joginder Mander were discovered in the Fraser River Wednesday morning

Joginder Mander

A body found in the Fraser River Wednesday morning has been identified as Joginder Mander, a man who went missing earlier this month.

Mander, 64, had last been seen on Oct. 7 in Guildford. Shortly after his disappearance, his family initiated a manhunt.

On Wednesday at about 7 a.m., police pulled his body from the Fraser River.

Surrey RCMP confirm they received a call from staff on the Barnston Island Ferry, who reported a body was washed ashore on the north side of the Fraser River.

Foul play is not suspected.

It is the second body found in just over a week in the Fraser. The first, found mid-October, has not been identified yet.

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