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Police: Missing trucker found dead “not far away” from where truck was left parked


Missing trucker found dead inside of a house “not far away” from where his truck was found parked at an inn in Vancouver on Tuesday.

34-year-old Farah Ali Mohamud’s body was found on December 26th in Winnipeg after bring reported missing on Saturday. 

According to CBC, Mohamud drove to Winnipeg, Canada from Vancouver to deliver a load on Friday morning. He was scheduled to pick up another load on Saturday morning. He never made it to the pickup and was reported missing on Saturday evening. His truck was later found parked behind a Sherbrook Inn. 

“Police informed [family] that they discovered his body not far away … from where the truck was found,” a family friend said.

Mohamud was found inside of a house, but no further details about his death have been released. 

“The story finished with the tragedy. We were all hoping to find him with better … news,” the friend continued. “It was a very devastating moment for the family,” he said. “They’re hoping to receive more answers today. That’s all they know at this point.”

Mahamud reportedly had no mental health issues and was a married father of three. 

“That’s why this is very tough for the family to process. That’s all I know,” the friend continued. 

“Mr. Farah completed his delivery and was resting at the truck stop. Anything after was not his active role per company policy,” a police spokesperson said in an email. “The police is in charge and further questions should be directed to them.”

No further information has been released.


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