An Edmonton man last seen in late June was the victim of a homicide, Strathcona County RCMP said Friday.
A body found Wednesday morning in a field near the intersection of Highway 14 and 21 south of Sherwood Park has been identified as that of 22-year-old Kevin William Sim, RCMP said in a news release.
An autopsy concluded the death was a homicide. The Edmonton Police Service major crimes unit continues to investigate, RCMP said.
The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 22-year-old man who was reported missing July 5.
Kevin Sim was last seen on Sunday, June 30, 2019, near 52 Avenue and 110 Street, in the Southgate Mall area. Kevin is described as an Asian male with black hair and brown eyes, 5’11” tall, skinny and 125 pounds. He often wears a black hoodie and sweat pants, sometimes with multiple layers of clothing.
Sim’s disappearance is considered to be out of character, and as a result, his family is concerned for his well-being.
Anyone with information regarding Kevin Sim’s whereabouts is encouraged to call the Edmonton Police Service Complaint Line at 780-423-4567 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your tip online at www.p3tips.com/250.