Police say they believe remains of ‘Growing Pains’ actor found
Police said they discovered a body in a vast urban park and they believe it is the remains of missing American actor Andrew Koenig.
Vancouver police said the body was discovered about noon Thursday in Stanley Park, a location police have been searching for days since Koenig was reported missing Feb. 18 after he failed to return to California.
Vancouver police have scheduled a 8 p.m. ET press conference at the park with the Koenig family.
The discovery comes just a day after Koenig’s parents came to the Olympic host city from California to appeal for assistance in locating their son, known for his role as Richard “Boner” Stabone on the television series Growing Pains.
Walter Koenig, the man’s father and an actor himself who played Pavel Chekov in the original Star Trek series, said his son was in the midst of a life-long struggle with depression.