Coroner says cause of death cannot be determined

Richard Jules was last seen on Nov. 24, 2019, at a fire pit on the Tk’emlups Indian Band reserve. He was with a group of friends, who later told police Jules had fallen asleep sitting near the fire. On Feb. 1, someone walking in a field on the reserve found a human skull and called police

Investigators were not able to determine the cause of death of a Kamloops man who was reported missing last November.

Richard Jules was last seen on Nov. 24, 2019, at a fire pit on the Tk’emlups Indian Band reserve. He was with a group of friends, who later told police Jules had fallen asleep sitting near the fire.

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On Feb. 1, someone walking in a field on the reserve found a human skull and called police. Dental records matched the find to Jules. No other remains have been found.

Police found no evidence of foul play and the skull showed no trauma or disease, according to a BC Coroners Service report.

Coroners concluded the cause of death could not be determined.

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