Missing B.C. man found dead in Mexico
Published Wednesday, November 7, 2012 3:47PM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, November 7, 2012 9:54PM EST
Police in Mexico are investigating the death of a British Columbia man whose body was found near Puerto Vallarta.
Ron Lloyd Mackintosh was reported missing by his girlfriend on Oct. 22 in Barra de Navidad, CTV British Columbia reports.
His body was reportedly found tied to a tree. He was last seen on Oct. 21 when he dropped off a friend in the area.
Mackintosh’s Jeep and his dog are still missing, according to local media reports.
“Our thoughts are with the loved ones of the Canadian citizen who was found deceased in Mexico,” Foreign Affairs said Wednesday in a statement. “Canadian officials in Mexico and in Ottawa are providing consular assistance to the family. Consular officials are in contact with local authorities, and a local investigation is ongoing.”