UPDATE: Missing Parksville man found safe and sound

Before he was reported missing, Derek Ian McRae, of no fixed address, was last seen Dec. 9

Derek McRae

Derek McRae

The Oceanside RCMP reported Thursday that they located a Parksville man missing for about two weeks.

Derek Ian McRae, 33, was not seen since Dec. 9 and was reported missing by family on Dec. 14. Police said McRae was homeless at the time of his disappearance.

Oceanside RCMP said McRae “was located (Wednesday) safe and sound” and they “would like to thank those that assisted with the investigation.”

— NEWS Staff/RCMP news release