The Vancouver Island Major Crime Unit has been called in after human remains were discovered near Tofino.
RCMP Sgt. Todd Pebernat said officials found the remains on Sunday during a structure fire investigation in the area of Warn Bay, about a 90-minute drive from Tofino.
The RCMP, Canadian Coast Guard and BC Coroners Service assisted with the body’s retrieval.
The cause and identity of the deceased are still under investigation.