UPDATE: Missing Maple Ridge man found deceased

Virpan Kumar was last seen at around 8 a.m. on Monday July 19

Virpan Kumar was discovered deceased. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

Virpan Kumar was discovered deceased. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

A Maple Ridge man who was reported missing on Monday, has been discovered deceased.

Ridge Meadows RCMP were searching for Virpan Kumar, who went missing after a morning walk on July 19.

However, about 12 hours after he last made contact with his family, his body was found.

“Our condolences go out to his wife and family,” said the Ridge Meadows RCMP, adding that police are still investigating and that there are no further updates at this time.

Kumar had last talked to his wife on his cell phone at around 8 a.m., during a walk at Maple Ridge Secondary School, at 21911 122 Avenue.

However, Kumar never returned home and had not been heard from since.

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His son had attempted to contact his father on his cell phone there had been no answer. The last time he spoke with his father was Sunday night, July 18.

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Maple Ridge Search and Rescue had been asked to assist in the search.


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Virpan Kumar was discovered deceased. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

Virpan Kumar was discovered deceased. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)