Two Bodies found in the Columbus Hotel Debris

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The Columbus Hotel Fire in Prince George has claimed the lives of 3 people.

Two bodies have been pulled from the remains of the Columbus Hotel. The identity of the two bodies has not been confirmed, but Police had been looking for James Arthur Delere and William Bernard Peteron.

Both men went missing following the fire that took place on Tuesday August 19th.

The fire is still under investigation.

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