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Body of missing Annapolis County man found

RCMP are looking for Burpee Leslie Banks after an abandoned boat was found in the water at Cloud Lake April 13.
Burpee Leslie Banks

The body of a missing Annapolis County man has been discovered.

Police found the body of Burpee Leslie Banks, 67, in the water at Cloud Lake on Saturday.

Annapolis County and Kings District RCMP were called Friday after a concerned citizen reported seeing an abandoned boat in the water at Cloud Lake.

Investigators determined the boat belonged to Banks and and a search of the lake and surrounding areas commenced with RCMP being assisted by several Fire Departments and Ground Search and Rescue teams.

Banks’ body was located the following evening.

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