The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the remains found on a Saanich farm linked to Dana McKellar are human.
The 51-year-old man has been missing since last August.
Police from multiple agencies have been searching the farm on Goward Road for the past 10 days.
The coroner says the next step is to identify the remains, followed by the notification of the person’s family.
Investigators have advised the McKellar family of these latest developments.