Police investigating homicide in missing Kamloops man’s death

Kamloops City, Information Wanted

2024-05-01 14:38 PDT

File # 2024-10255

A missing Kamloops man is believed to be the victim of homicide, following the BC Coroners Service’s identification of a man located deceased in Kelowna.

On April 10, 2024, the Kamloops RCMP Detachment requested the public’s assistance in locating a missing 47-year-old man, Kelvin Kelly Jobson, last seen on April 6. Yesterday, investigators received confirmation from the BC Coroners Services that Mr. Jobson was the suspected victim of homicide, discovered on April 20, by Kelowna RCMP officers.

Kelvin <q>Kelly</q> Jobson

View larger image: Kelvin Kelly Jobson

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment, with assistance from the Southeast District Major Crimes Unit, is continuing its investigation into Kelly Jobson’s disappearance and homicide, and is turning to the public for any information that may be related, said Staff Sergeant Todd Wiebe of the Kamloops RCMP Investigative Service. Based on the investigation so far, we know that Kelly was in Kamloops on April 6 or 7, outside of his residence on Linden Avenue. Although we have conducted neighbourhood inquiries and video canvasses to help us timeline his last movements in Kamloops, we are asking the community to please take another look and reconsider if they saw or heard anything that might be related, now that we have confirmation he is sadly deceased.

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment has conduct of the investigation, which is occurring concurrently with that of the BC Coroners Service.

Kelly was described as:

Police are releasing his image to help further gather information that may be related.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have information that could be related to Mr. Jobson’s disappearance, including suspicious activities before or after he was seen last, or in the area of the 201 Forest Service Road where he was located deceased, is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000.

Released by:

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn
Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3193
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: crystal.evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: kamloops.rcmp.ca

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