Missing man found dead in Kamloops

48-year-old Martin Joseph Thiffault, who went missing back in April, has been found dead in Kamloops along the Thompson River after RCMP received a public tip on Friday, July 6th.

Thiffault was last seen in Kelowna on April 19th; a missing person's investigation followed shortly afterwards.

"Martin Thiffault’s next of kin have been notified of his passing," says RCMP Corporal Jesse O'Donaghey. "Our deepest sympathy goes out to Martin's family as they mourn the loss of their loved one."

The investigation has been handed over to the B.C. Coroner's Service, with RCMP from both Kelowna and Kamloops lending their support.

No details have been released yet regarding Thiffault's cause of death.