The B.C. Coroners Service has identified human remains discovered near Lake Cowichan as those of 82-year-old Gladys Barman of Oak Bay.
Oak Bay police confirmed the positive identification Friday morning in a release.
UPDATE Missing Person- Gladys Barman -Aug 1st, we advised that a deceased person had been found in the Cowichan area. We regret to inform you that the Coroner has positively identified the deceased as Ms. Barman. Thank you sincerely for your assistance during our search for her. pic.twitter.com/0xZ0SipqX2
— Oak Bay Police (@OakBayPolice) August 10, 2018
Police informed the public Aug. 1 Cowichan Search and Rescue had located human remains 11 kilometres from where Barman’s vehicle had been located on a remote logging road behind Lake Cowichan on July 21.
Barman was last seen the morning of July 5 at a Petro Canada gas station on West Saanich Road.
She was driving a green 2002 Honda Accord.
Oak Bay police say next-of-kin has been notified and have asked for the family’s privacy to be respected.