Human remains found in Vaughan belong to man who went missing in 209: YRP


The York Regional Police announced Thursday they have closed a 2019 missing person investigation into the disappearance of Simi Abrams, after human remains were located in the City of Vaughan last spring. (File Photo – York Regional Police)

Simi Abrams, was 24 years old at the time of his disappearance. He was last seen on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 12:30 p.m., when he left on foot from Mackenzie Health Hospital, located at 10 Trench Street, in the Town of Richmond Hill.

Officers continued to investigate and follow up on every tip received from the community since he was last seen, the York Regional Police said in a statement.

The statement further added that the officers located human remains during a search in the area of Keele Street, north of Kirby Road, on May 19, 2021,

The Office of the Chief Coroner was contacted and testing was done to determine the identity of the deceased, the statement said, adding that the deceased has been identified as Simi ABRAMS. His death is not considered to be suspicious.

The York Regional Police also added that there are no concerns for public safety connected to this incident



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