Pinoy in Canada Found Dead

A Filipino living in Canada was found dead in West Kildonan after being declared missing for several days.

The body of Bryan Balong, 33 years old, and a father of two was found was found early December according to GMA News. He has been missing since November 22. The authorities have yet to determine whether there was foul play involved in his death.

A report by News 4 of Winnipeg said that Balong was last seen in the North End of Winnipeg. He was found in a house yard on December 3 after a a search party composed of more than 100 people was assembled at Margaret Park School to search for him.

A facebook group dedicated for his search was created and was overwhelmed with support upon the discovery of his body.

“I would like to sincerely thank each and every one who has been a part of my brothers search from sharing on social media, putting up his posters, taking time to drive, and ground search efforts in hopes of finding him. Your selflessness truly deserves recognition and our family will be forever grateful to all of you,” Balong’s brother Brad said in a statement.

An autopsy has been ordered along with an investigation to uncover the circumstances behind Balong’s death.