Man charged with murder in Sarah Foord’s disappearance in northern British Columbia


The search for a missing British Columbia woman came to a tragic conclusion Sunday, with police confirming the death of Sarah Foord.A 35-year-old man, suspected of being her boyfriend, has been charged with murder in the case.

Foord was reported missing in Fort St. John on July 10, and police said the possibility of foul play was a factor in the investigation.

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RCMP say Foord’s remains were found in a remote area about 75 kilometers north of Fort St. John.

The police said the British Columbia prosecution service approved one count of second degree murder against John Wendell Keyler on Saturday.

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The couple were in a relationship, and police initially believed Foord may have been with Keyler when she went missing. Keyler was then located without Foord.

Keyler is in custody and is due to appear on Tuesday.

The in-depth investigation, which was conducted by the BC Northern District RCMP Major Crime Unit, included support from the Fort St. John and Surrey RCMP, forensic units and K9 and police across British Columbia and Alberta.

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