Vancouver Police need the public’s assistance to help find 35 year old Randy Ponzio, who was last seen on Nov. 15.
Mr. Ponzio left a residence in the 1000 block of Pacific Boulevard around 9 p.m. that night to go out for a walk, but failed to return. His disappearance is uncharacteristic and his family is concerned for his well-being.
Police have confirmed that Mr. Ponzio’s banking information has been accessed in the Downtown Eastside in the past two days, but he has not been spotted in the area.
Randy Ponzio is Hispanic, 5’10, 190 lbs, with dark hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a long black button-up dress coat, grey/blue sweater, grey pants and a grey cap.
Update: The search for Bruce Randall “Randy” Ponzio, the 35 year old Vancouver man who was last seen on Tuesday, November 15th, has been called off after his body was discovered in a Downtown Eastside rooming house on Saturday, November 19th.
Police received a call shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 19th reporting that a man’s body was inside a room at the Balmoral Hotel in the 100 block East Hastings.
There were no obvious signs of trauma but police are treating his death as suspicious, as it is unknown how he died. An autopsy will be scheduled to determine his cause of death.