The remains of a man missing for more than five years have been discovered buried in the yard of his Richmond Hill residence, according to police.

The remains belonged to Kevin Bonada Rosas, 30, last seen on June 21, 2018 at his residence on Elmwood Avenue, according to a release issued by police Tuesday.

He was reported missing for five days by his family on June 26, 2018.

Efforts to find him were unsuccessful, police said. In April 2021, the York Regional Police Services' Homicide Unit took charge of the investigation.

On June 5, 2023, human remains were found buried in the yard of Bonada Rosas’ residence on Elmwood Avenue. Forensic examination confirmed them to be Bonada Rosas’.

Police did not release a cause of death. There is no information on a suspect or a motive.

Police asked anyone with information that may assist in the investigation to contact them at 1-866-876-5423, extension 7865, or by emailing the Homicide Unit at

Anyone wanting to provide information anonymously can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or provide a tip online at