POLICE – Bone found near airport confirmed as being from missing man

David Bosanac. (Image: RCMP)

A human bone found near the Kamloops Airport has been identified as belong to missing man David Bosanac.

Police said today (May 18, 2022) they’re looking for more information surrounding Bosanac’s last movements, after a DNA analysis confirmed the bone is his.

Bosanac, 22, was reported missing March 18 after he had not been heard from in several weeks. On March 26, a person was walking their dog near the airport when they found what was later confirmed to be a human bone.


Since the initial discovery, police were able to obtain DNA to compare to the found bone, and can now confirm that it did indeed belong to Mr. Bosanac and that he is deceased, said Const. Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson.

Because the cause of Mr. Bosanac’s death is still unknown, police are not releasing what specific bone was discovered.

Since March 26, the area where the bone was found has been searched by the Police Dog Services Unit, Search and Rescue and, most recently, the RCMP Human Remains Detection (cadaver) dogs.

Air Services and the police boat were also used to expand the search and cover the shoreline. No other items of significance were located.

To help further the investigation into MBosanac’s death, police are releasing his photo and are asking for anyone who had contact with him around the time he was last heard from on Feb. 25, to contact police.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding Mr. Bosanac’s death are still unknown and we’re hoping the public may have information that can help police better determine a timeline on his final days, providing some clues as to what happened, added Cst. Evelyn.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2022-8707. Privacy for the family is requested.

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