A tragic outcome to the search for missing Nelson woman Jade Giesen.
Nelson Police Dept released the following statement Saturday.
NPD is able to confirm that Jade Michele Giesen has been located, deceased in the area of the Burlington Northern rail bed, in between Svoboda Road parking area and Troup beach.
On (Friday) April 11th approximately 8pm Giesen was located by Search and Rescue volunteers after a second search effort was initiated on the morning of the date in question by Nelson Police Department and Nelson Search and Rescue.
The combined efforts of 4 local area SAR teams resulted in locating Giesen approximately 50 feet off the rail bed in a wooded area 400 meters east of the Svoboda Road parking lot.
At this time, Nelson Police does not suspect foul play as a factor in either Ms. Giesen’s disappearance or death. BC Coroner Service will be handling further investigation into the matter. Giesen’s family has advised that they will notify the public as to memorial services when appropriate for the needs of the family.