Human remains found in Haliburton identified By OPP

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has concluded the search for a missing Bowmanville man whom investigators believe disappeared as the result of foul play.

David Palmer is a 47 year-old male who was last seen on Friday October 2, 2015 – one week before the 2015 Canadian Thanksgiving. On October 14, 2015, Palmer’s brown 2002 Honda Accord, bearing Ontario Licence plate BWCZ 783, was recovered by police near Spruce Lake Trail, near the Village of Haliburton.

Between May 3 and 6, 2016 the OPP conducted a search of an area north of the village of Hailburton, in relation to David Palmer. On May 6, 2016, police discovered human remains and secured the scene for further investigation.

On May 9, 2016, a post mortem examination of the remains was conducted and the human remains were identified as being that of David Palmer.