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UPDATE: Missing elderly person located safe near Williams Lake

A ground and air search and rescue effort resulted in locating a missing person in the Wildwood area
An RCMP helicopter helped in the search for a missing person north of Williams Lake on April 22. The person was found safe around 10 p.m. (Central Cariboo Search and Rescue photo)

A missing person was located the night of April 22 north of Williams Lake after a coordinated search effort by RCMP and Central Cariboo Search and Rescue (CCSAR) .

Williams Lake RCMP had called in the assistance of other organizations in the search for a person missing from a residence in Wildwood earlier the same day. CCSAR was helped out by Quesnel Search and Rescue, South Cariboo Search and Rescue and Frontline Helicopters.

RCMP thanked the CCSAR, RCMP Air Services, Williams Lake RCMP Detachment Police Dog Service Team (Cpl. Esquirol and his police service dog, Rip), and members of the public for their help in locating two missing persons on April 22.

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Ruth Lloyd

About the Author: Ruth Lloyd

After moving back to Williams Lake, where I was born and graduated from school, I joined the amazing team at the Williams Lake Tribune in 2021.
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