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UPDATED: Missing Nelson man found

The man was located Sunday.

Nelson Police said in a media release the local man reported missing was located Sunday,

Unfortunately, police must report the man was found deceased in the Nelson area. No further information is being released at this time until the family has been located and notified.

The cause of death is not considered suspicious at this time and the investigation has been turned over to the BC Coroners Service.

The Nelson Police Department would like to thank the public for their assistance in this matter.

Nelson Police require public assistance in locating missing Nelson man

In a media release Sunday, Nelson Police Department is asking the public for assistance in the search for Mr. Andreas Pittinger.

Nelson Police said Pittinger, a Nelson resident, has not been heard from since the afternoon of February 7, 2019 (Thursday), which, according to his friends, is unusual for him.

Pittinger description:

  • Stands 5’11”, weighs approximately 180 pounds
  • Has auburn hair and brown eyes.
  • Often seen wearing glasses.

Nelson Police and friends are concerned for the well-being of Pittinger and wish to locate him as quickly as possible.

Anyone who has spoken to Mr. Pittinger in the past few days is asked to contact the Nelson Police Department at 250-354-3919 or your local RCMP Detachment