UPDATE: North Ridgeville hiker missing in Canada found dead

UPDATE: North Ridgeville hiker missing in Canada found dead

B.C. North District, New Hazelton - The search for a missing man from North Ridgeville is officially over.  The family of Warren Sill are no longer looking for answers and have closure today.  A body was found in the area that officials were previously unable to comb entirely.  The body has been confirmed to be Sill.  The 26-year-old was in Canada filming a documentary.

The friends have this to say on the Prayers for Warren Facebook page, "Our hearts are heavy upon hearing the news that Warren has been found and is now with Jesus. May the angels lead him into paradise.  Please pray for peace and comfort for the Sill family."

On July 10, New Hazelton Royal Canadien Mounted Police received a complaint of an abandoned vehicle parked at Gull Creek.

RCMP identified the owner of the blue/grey Pontiac Torrent SUV Ohio plate EGW1699, as 26-year-old Warren Andrew Sill from North Ridgeville.

Police spoke to the family who stated their son, Andrew, was in the area to make a documentary on the Spirit Bear and they had last spoken to him on July 4. RCMP confirmed the vehicle had been parked at the entrance of the Whiskey Creek Trail since Thursday, July 5.

Sill had told family and friends that he would be exploring for 4-5 days, but police then learned that he was not a seasoned outdoorsman and therefore Search and Rescue were contacted.

Cst. Lesley Smith, North District Media Relations Officer, says "The fact that this young man is not an avid hiker and he is not familiar with this terrain, is very concerning."

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