Boater missing from Slocan Lake

RCMP is asking for assistance locating a 60-year-old male.

A boater is missing from Slocan Lake.

The Slocan Valley RCMP were informed at 9:45 p.m. on Nov. 2 that a man in a 14-minute aluminum boat had launched on to the lake with his dog did not appear as scheduled. He has not returned to his Pebble Beach / Evans Creek residence and a dog has been heard barking.

“Search and Rescue were activated and with the assistance of the New Denver Fire Department a search of the lake and area was commenced,” the RCMP wrote in a press release.

“This morning the boat and dog were located along the west shore of the lake.”

The missing man is 60-years-old and approximately 5’7 with thin grey hair and a beard. Anyone with information is being encouraged to contact the Slocan RCMP at 250-358-2222.

 

 

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