The body of missing Nelson woman Jade Giesen has been located.

Body of missing Nelson woman located

Nelson Police and Search and Rescue found Jade Giesen's body at 8 p.m. Friday. Foul play is not suspected.

Nelson Police have confirmed that the body of missing Nelson woman Jade Michele Giesen has been located.

Her body was found in the area of the Burlington Northern rail bed, in between Svoboda Road parking area and Troup Beach.

On April 11, at approximately 8 p.m. Giesen was located by Search and Rescue volunteers after a second search effort was initiated that morning by Nelson Police and Nelson Search and Rescue.

The combined efforts of four 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 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.

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