TORONTO — A Canadian man who went missing after he took two men for a test drive in a truck he was trying to sell online has been found dead, Canadian police said on Tuesday.
Police also said murder charges will be brought on Wednesday against the only suspect so far in custody in the case — the heir to a Canadian airline business operation, who was arrested last week and charged with theft and forcible confinement.
Tim Bosma, 32, vanished on May 6 from his home in Ancaster, Ontario. Police said they had found his burned remains but did not reveal the cause of death.
"We are convinced by the totality of the evidence that these are the remains of Tim Bosma," Glenn De Caire, police chief in Hamilton, Ontario, a city of 520,000 about 70 kilometers (40 miles) southwest of Toronto, told reporters. Ancaster is just outside Hamilton.
The man arrested is Dellen Millard, 27, police said on Saturday. Millard, who inherited family-owned aircraft maintenance company Millardair when his father died last year, once held the world record for youngest solo helicopter flight, the Toronto Star newspaper said.
Police said they are now seeking two more suspects in the murder. They said they believe Bosma left the house with two suspects in his truck, while a third followed in another vehicle.
"The investigation is long from over," De Caire said.
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