Body confirmed to be missing BC Native woman Tatyanna Harrison

Written by Javed Iqbal

The Search for Missing Native Woman Tatyana Harrison came to a tragic end on Saturday afternoon.

The Vancouver Police Department said human remains found in Richmond on May 2, 2022 have been identified as Tatyanna Harrison.

“Tragically, we now believe that Tatyanna died in another city before she was reported missing,” Const. said Tania Visintin, a VPD officer.

“The Coroners Service has informed the VPD that Tatyanna died of drug toxicity, specifically fentanyl.”

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Tatyanna was reported missing by her mother, Natasha Harrison, on May 3 after not being heard from since the end of March.

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The search for Harrison has been public, with her mother making comments, pleading for help and anyone with information to come forward.

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“This is heartbreaking news for everyone who knew and loved Tatyanna, and for the many strangers who came together to look for her when she disappeared,” Visintin said.

“While we are now able to provide some answers, many questions remain and we will continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding Tatyanna’s disappearance.”

Vancouver police continue to ask anyone with information about Harrison’s last movements to call the VPD’s missing person unit at 604-717-2530 or email vpd. is missing@vpd.ca.

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