*** Update :
The RCMP has located the body of a 38-year-old man, who was reported missing from a collision scene on Hwy. 104. on April 7.
RCMP officers did a cursory search of the area when the collision was reported. An RCMP Police Dog Team to search the area, but they were not able to locate the driver. Local volunteer Ground Search and Rescue was called to search the area and at approximately 6 p.m. on April 8, the body of the missing person was located. The deceased man was found lying in a brook.
The investigation into the death is continuing and we have not made a determination about any criminality at this time.
On April 7, 2019, Pictou District RCMP repsonded to a single vehicle collision on Hwy. 104 near Marshy Hope. When police arrived, they found an unoccupied grey 2008 Volkswagen Jetta that had been involved. The vehicle was in the eastbound ditch and had sustained minor damage after leaving the roadway. Through investigation, police identified the driver of the car to be 38-year-old Christopher Salsman of Halifax.
Police have searched the woods in the immediate vicinity, utilizing an RCMP Police Service Dog. Investigators have requested assistance from local volunteer Ground Search and Rescue teams to assist with the search of the area.
Pictou County District RCMP and Salsman’s family are concerned for his well-being and area asking anyone who may have knowledge of Salsman’s whereabouts, or who may have seen him, or witnessed the collision, to call Pictou District RCMP at 902-755-4141. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.
File # 2019465250
Source : Media Release