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RCMP seeking public's assistance in locating person of interest in suspicious death investigation

Michael Mawley has Brown hair, Brown eyes, 5’10 and 150 pounds. — Submitted photo

The BC RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit (SED MCU) is seeking public assistance in locating Michael Mawley, who is a person of interest in a suspicious death investigation.

RCMP said that human remains were located after a suspicious fire on Saturday November 19, 2022, in the community of Kingsgate, BC at Mawley’s family residence.

Police said residents are asked to report any suspicious activity in that area to police immediately. and are requesting any dash cam or video footage from that area on November 19, 2022 between 5:30 p.m – 8:30 p.m MST.

Investigators are interested in speaking with Michael Mawley, as soon as possible. Mawley’s current whereabouts are unknown, however he has ties to British Columbia, Alberta and Idaho, USA.

Mawley is described as:

  • Caucasian male 
  • Brown hair
  • Brown eyes
  • 5’10 
  • 150 lbs

"If Michael (Mawley) hears, or sees this call for information, we ask him to contact the police of jurisdiction," says Insp. Brent NOVAKOSKI of the BC RCMP Major Crime Section – Southeast District.

Should you encounter Michael Mawley, do not approach him and immediately call 911.