Fair, who was also a reserve soldier with the Canadian Armed Forces, was last seen after a dinner and dance at Ontario Place’s Atlantis Pavilion. He later missed a bus back to the university.
“The York community is saddened to hear of this tragic development,” said York president Mamdouh Shoukri, in a press release issued Sunday. “Our thoughts are with Shane’s family at this most difficult time, as well as with his friends and classmates, who are mourning his loss.
Since his disappearance, friends and family had run a poster campaign around the community, and his parents even offered a $5,000 reward for any information.
The Toronto Police Service recovered his body May 31 in the Lakeshore Boulevard West/British Columbia Road area