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Update: Check 'yards, sheds and garages' for missing Burnaby man, RCMP say

Have you seen Anderson Cheng? Police believe he may still be in the neighbourhood where he was last seen on Thursday, Feb. 1.

Update: Burnaby RCMP say Anderson Cheng was found dead Sunday morning, Feb. 11.

"The death does not appear to be suspicious," spokesperson Cpl. Mike Kalanj said in a statement.

"Burnaby RCMP offers condolences to the man’s family and friends."

9:30 a.m., Feb. 5

Burnaby RCMP believe a high-risk missing 46-year-old man have may taken shelter in a structure in the same radius of where he was last seen.

Anderson Cheng's last known sighting was the morning of Thursday, Feb. 1, near the intersection of Nelson Avenue and McKee Place near Frogger's Creek Ravine Park.

In its latest update, the detachment is now encouraging local residents in the neighbourhood to check their "yards, sheds and garages" in potentially finding Cheng.

This includes Nelson Avenue between Marine Drive and Rumble Street and bordered by Gray Creek Ravine Park to the west and Frogger’s Creek Ravine Park to the east (see map below and in the photo gallery).

"We are asking anyone who lives in the area to please check their yards, sheds and garages," said Burnaby RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Mike Kalanj.

"We believe Anderson would have sought refuge in a structure near the area he was last seen."

A map of the Burnaby neighbourhood around Frogger's Creek Ravine Park where Anderson Cheng, 46, went missing on Feb. 1, 2024, and is believed to be since. By Burnaby RCMP

Cheng lives with a number of health concerns, walks with a shuffle and may appear disoriented, Burnaby RCMP added in a statement on Friday, Feb. 2, noting he may be underdressed for the weather. It's not known if he's wearing a jacket or shoes.

Cheng, usually accompanied, frequents transit to get to community centres, libraries and malls in Burnaby and Metro Vancouver.

You can find a description of Cheng and contact info below.

1:30 p.m., Feb. 2

New images of a Burnaby man, who remains missing as of this publication, Feb. 2, have been made public by RCMP.

Anderson Cheng was reported missing to Mounties on Thursday, Feb. 1, as loved ones are concerned for his health and wellbeing.

The 46-year-old was last seen "in the early morning hours" near the intersection of Nelson Avenue and McKee Place.

"We are asking the public to take a close look at these images and to call police right away if they see Anderson Cheng," said RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Laura Hirst.

Coquitlam Search and Rescue (SAR) has since joined the investigation in hopes of finding Cheng.

2:15 p.m., Feb. 1

RCMP are reaching out to the public to help find a missing 46-year-old Burnaby man.

Anderson Cheng was last seen earlier today, Feb. 1, near the area just north of Frogger's Creek Ravine Park.

According to Burnaby Mounties, Cheng was "in the early morning hours" near the intersection of Nelson Avenue and McKee Place.

"Cheng walks slowly due to limited mobility," a statement from the detachment reads. 

"He is known to use transit and attend local libraries and malls in Burnaby."

Cheng is described as:

  • Asian
  • 5'2"
  • 90 pounds
  • Short hair

Anyone with more information on Cheng or his whereabouts is asked to call Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999 and quote file number 2024-3650.