Sad end to a missing persons case in Nelson

Nelson Police are reporting the death of a man, reported missing in the Spring.

47 year old Nelson resident Brent Mickelson was reported missing on May 13th.

On August 23rd, the NPD was called out to help Nelson RCMP with a report of a deceased person, found in the area of 5 mile creek, approximately 1 km off the Rail Trail hiking trail.

The BC Coroner Service was also called in, and confirmed the identity to be that of Mickelson.

Police say the death is not suspicious.