A man whose dead body was partly eaten by a bear on a remote road near Kamloops, BC, was a convicted murderer who had been reported missing last week.
The mauled body of Rory Nelson Wagner, 53, was found in a rural area in southernon Wednesday evening, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.
Police believe the convicted killer, who was on day parole, was already dead when the bear dragged his body from his vehicle and ate him before covering up the remains.
The cause of Wagner's death is not known.Hunters came across the remains earlier this week after finding an abandoned Volkswagen Jetta on a logging road earlier this week.
He had been reported missing May 23.
Wagner and two other people were charged with the 1993 killing of a man they thought had sexually assaulted a relative, CNN affiliate CTV reported. The man they killed was found not guilty of sexual assault charges, according to the affiliate.