Search for overdue motorcyclist ends with discovery of body

On July 14, the Valemount RCMP were able to confirm that missing person, Dennis Gordon GUDMUNDSON had been located.

RCMP detachments in both the North and Southeast District areas of the province were seeking the public’s assistance last week in locating missing person Dennis Gordon Gudmundson 61 years old, from Keremeos, B.C.

Dennis Gordon Gudmundson had apparently been riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle from Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. Gudmundson was reported overdue when he failed to arrive in Keremeos to the RCMP on July 8, at around 6 p.m. by a close friend, after he failed to arrive as planned.

On July 14, the Valemount RCMP were able to confirm that missing person, Dennis Gordon GUDMUNDSON had been located. The body of Mr Gudmundson and his motorcycle were located down an embankment on Highway 5, south of Valemount B.C.

Valemount RCMP are currently investigating the incident.

The RCMP offers their condolences to his family.

Family and close friends have asked the RCMP to convey their deep appreciation for the efforts by the BC SAR professional volunteers and all others who helped in the search for Mr. Gudmundson.