Foot found on Vancouver Island belongs to deceased Washington man

Foot found on Vancouver Island belongs to deceased Washington man

B.C. Coroners say no foul play suspected

B.C. coroners have confirmed that the lower leg and foot found at Jordan River belongs to Stanley K. Okumoto, a deceased man from East Bremerton, Wash.

Okumoto went missing on Sept. 19, 2017 at the age of 79. His vehicle was found the next day in Clallam County, about 240 kilometres away from where he lived.

Okumoto’s body was found two months later in the same area, but the left leg and foot were missing from his remains.

Then on Dec. 7, 2017, a foot with part of a leg attached was discovered at Jordan River by Mike Johns while out walking his dog.

The body part was seized by Sooke RCMP and sent to the Coroners office for investigation. After DNA testing, it was confirmed that the foot and leg found belonged to Okumoto.

Foul play is not suspected to be the cause of Okumoto’s death.

Coroners say the investigation is complete and no other details will be provided. This was the 13th foot found along the B.C. coastline since 2007.