DELTA — The body of Cory Fergus has been recovered.Delta police were notified just before noon on Oct. 15 the body of an adult male had been discovered in nearby U.S. waters.
A/Sgt. Sarah Swallow said the U.S. Coast Guard notified police about the discovery. The body was found in the water near Boundary Bay just on the other side of the border marker.Investigators attended the area with the Canadian Coast Guard and recovered the body, which was subsequently identified as Fergus.
Swallow said there do not appear to be any signs Fergus suffered any trauma and foul play is not suspected. The 43-year-old was last seen on Monday, Oct. 7 at around 5:30 p.m. when he left his girlfriend's house in Ladner to check on his crab traps in Boundary Bay.
"He was getting the crab for my son's ninth birthday," Simone Still said. "He said he would be right back."
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