The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) have confirmed the identity of a deceased male found in the Lower Base Line and Sixth Line west area of of Milton. 81-year old Ignacio Viana was found by a passerby earlier today.
Viana, a cyclist, had been reported missing from Peel Region September 17. He was last seen at a home near Erin Mills Parkway and Folkway Drive in Mississauga.
"The HRPS would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the friends and family of Mr. Viana during this tragic and difficult time," Halton police said in a news release.
HRPS investigators are investigating. They're asking anyone with information or dash-cam footage in the Lower base and Sixth line area dating from September 17, until September 23 to contact police at: 905-825-4777 ext. 2420.
Laura Steiner, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Milton Reporter, Milton Reporter