Four years later, Port Alberni RCMP have arrested and charged a 46-year-old Mission resident in connection with the 2012 death of Mervin Hankins.
At the time of his death, Hankins was 75-years-old, he had been the victim of foul play.
Last Friday, Mounties arrested Channon Coulter for second degree murder.
Hankins was found by his son-in-law at his home, he was unresponsive, laying on his bathroom floor.
A number of items from his home were taken and police believe he had been killed during a break and enter.
A suspect was identified early in the investigation but no one was charged.