Two men found dead, third still missing as search continues on Vancouver Island – Vancouver Sun

Corey Mills, Eric Blackmore and A.J. Jensen have been missing since Friday night. They are likely off-road near Sooke.Facebook

Theres been a tragic end to a weekend search for three young men on southern Vancouver Island.

RCMP Staff Sgt. Janelle Shoihet says the vehicle the three men were in was found near Sooke River Road on Sunday and the bodies of two of the men have been recovered.

She says RCMP and Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue are searching for the third man.

Police said in an earlier news release that Cory Mills, Eric Blackmore and AJ Jensen, all 20 years old, were last seen at a home in Sooke late Friday night.

The men were in a 2004 blue Dodge Dakota and it was unclear where they going.

Victoria Weber of Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue says hundreds of people turned out to help in the search on Sunday, assisted by a helicopter, ATVs and boats scouring the shoreline. The volunteers were asked to stabnd down once the missing truck was spotted from a helicopter.

Shoihet says the B.C. Coroners Service is also investigating to determine how, when and by what means the men came to their deaths.

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