The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man whose body was found floating in the ocean near a Nanaimo marina on January 23, 2016.

He was 64-year-old David Peters Middleton.

Middleton lived aboard a boat moored at Stone’s Marina on Stewart

He was last seen in the early morning hours ashore in Nanaimo.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP are still investigating.