Body of missing Vancouver Island filmmaker Twyla Roscovich found

Body of missing Vancouver Island filmmaker Twyla Roscovich found

The family of missing Vancouver Island filmmaker Twyla Roscovich announced late Friday that the body of the 38-year old has been found.

“We are deeply saddened to inform everyone that our dear Twyla’s body has been found. No foul play is suspected,” a message posted to Roscovich’s Facebook page reads.

There were no further details.

“We also wish to express our heartfelt appreciation for those who took part in search efforts, as well as all of those who reached out with concern and support over the last few days,” the message goes on to say.


According to Port McNeill RCMP, Roscovich was reported missing on Sept. 12.

She had last been seen on the morning of Sept. 6, when she left Sointula for medical treatment.

Police say she had last been confirmed to be in the Campbell River or Quadra Island area on Sept. 7 and 8.

Port McNeill RCMP say Roscovich sent a text message that she would possibly be going to Nanaimo and she would be camping in her car.

Her car was found in Campbell River near the Quadra Ferry.

On Thursday, Alexandra Morton, Roscovich’s friend and the subject of Roscovich’s documentary “Salmon Confidential,” described Roscovich has a phenomenal filmmaker with an enormous heart.

Friday night, the family asked for privacy at this difficult time.

Roscovich leaves behind a young daughter and a Gofundmepage will be set up on Saturday to help provide for her.

The final line of the message posted on Twyla’s Facebook page reads,

“Twyla is so loved. This coast she loved and fought for with all of her heart is a lonelier place for her passing. She left us too soon.”

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