A 70-year-old Gibsons man with dementia who had been reported missing has died after falling down an embankment.
The man, who had been last seen by his landlord on June 24, was found below an embankment at the back of the property where he resided about 11 a.m. Thursday, RCMP said in a release.
BC Ambulance and Gibsons Fire Department crews extricated the man and he was rushed in critical condition to Sechelt Hospital.
He was pronounced dead at 1:20 p.m.
Family have been notified.
“Sunshine Coast RCMP thank the many people who provided information and had assisted in trying to locate the missing person,” the release said.