Missing woman

A supporter holds a poster of Shaelene Bell on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. Bell’s mother, Alina Durham, is working on getting a bill passed to get an adult alert system in place called Shaelene’s Missing Adult Alert. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

B.C. mother pens bill that would add adults to missing person alert systems

Alerts currently only issued for children under 18 and missing seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia

 

People gather at the edge of the pond at the Salmon Arm campus of Okanagan College on Dec. 6 during the United Against Violence Against Women candlelight vigil held to mark the 1989 massacre of 14 women at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal as well as to remember and bear witness to the women murdered and missing in the Okanagan-Shuswap and beyond. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Emotional vigil held on day police find remains of Shuswap woman missing for 5 years

Annual vigil pays respects to women killed in the École Polytechnique massacre and local women

 

From top left, clockwise, Caitlin Potts, Ashley Simpson, Deanna Wertz and Nicole Bell. With the remains of Ashley Simpson found in 2021, three women from the Shuswap and North Okanagan are still missing – Caitlin and Deanna for five years, Nicole for four. (Photos contributed)

RCMP find remains of Shuswap woman missing for five years, former boyfriend charged

The news they’ve been praying for brings both happiness and sadness for Ashley Simpson’s parents

 

Shannon White has been missing since Nov. 1. (Kamloops RCMP)

Search and rescue suspend probe into disappearance of Kamloops woman last seen Nov. 1

Shannon White, 32, was last seen when she left her home to drive to work

  • Nov 24, 2021
Shannon White has been missing since Nov. 1. (Kamloops RCMP)
Nanaimo RCMP asked for the public’s help in finding a missing 32-year-old woman, who has since been located. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP asked for the public’s help in finding a missing 32-year-old woman, who has since been located. (Photo submitted)
Shannon White is missing from Kamloops, after she was last heard from Nov. 1. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Kamloops woman still missing after RCMP locate Jeep

Shannon White never showed up for work, or returned home Nov. 1

Shannon White is missing from Kamloops, after she was last heard from Nov. 1. (Contributed)
Sadie and Austin Feener were driving a white Dodge Caravan when they broke down somewhere near Merritt Monday and have not been heard from since. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Alberta couple, and cat, missing in B.C. located

Last heard from near Merritt after their van broke down, couple believed to be near Golden now

Sadie and Austin Feener were driving a white Dodge Caravan when they broke down somewhere near Merritt Monday and have not been heard from since. (Contributed)
Police hope the public can help locate a 36-year-old woman who has been missing since Aug. 17. (Photo submitted)

Missing woman who planned to hitchhike across the country may still be in Nanaimo

Shannon Lettington, 36, of Nanaimo, was last seen Aug. 14

Police hope the public can help locate a 36-year-old woman who has been missing since Aug. 17. (Photo submitted)
Police in Nanaimo are looking for a 37-year-old woman who has been reported missing. (Photo submitted)
Police in Nanaimo are looking for a 37-year-old woman who has been reported missing. (Photo submitted)
Carol Frank, aunt of Lisa Marie Young, missing since June 2002, in a march seeking justice for her niece on June 26. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo RCMP use new information and technology in case of missing woman Lisa Marie Young

June 30 will mark 19 years since Young went missing in Nanaimo

Carol Frank, aunt of Lisa Marie Young, missing since June 2002, in a march seeking justice for her niece on June 26. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Lisa Marie Young has been missing since June 2002. Nanaimo RCMP will give an update on the investigation June 25. (Submitted photo)
Lisa Marie Young has been missing since June 2002. Nanaimo RCMP will give an update on the investigation June 25. (Submitted photo)
The discovery of a missing woman’s body in Nanaimo earlier this month is now being treated as homicide, say Nanaimo RCMP. (File photo)

Discovery of woman’s body in downtown Nanaimo now being investigated as a homicide

Amy Watts’s body was discovered near Albert Street and Victoria Crescent on June 3

The discovery of a missing woman’s body in Nanaimo earlier this month is now being treated as homicide, say Nanaimo RCMP. (File photo)
Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help find Sarah Duguay so investigators can check on her well-being. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP find woman who called police for help

Sarah Duguay, 40, not reported missing, but police want to check on her well-being

Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help find Sarah Duguay so investigators can check on her well-being. (Photo submitted)
Police hope the public can help locate Jolene Scott who has not contacted her family since April. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP turn to public for help finding missing woman

Nanaimo RCMP say missing 31-year-old has been located

Police hope the public can help locate Jolene Scott who has not contacted her family since April. (Photo submitted)
News Bulletin file photo

Missing woman’s body found in downtown Nanaimo

RCMP have notified family members about death of Amy Watts, who was 27

News Bulletin file photo
Shaelene Keeler Bell’s body was found on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 after she had been missing for more than four months. (Facebook)

Body of missing Chilliwack mom, 23, found after going missing 4 months ago

Shaelene Bell’s body found more than four months after she went missing in Chilliwack

Shaelene Keeler Bell’s body was found on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 after she had been missing for more than four months. (Facebook)
Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help locating a 27-year-old woman who has been reported missing. (Photo submitted)

RCMP ask for help locating woman who hasn’t been in contact with family

Amy Watts, 27, was reported missing Thursday, May 27

Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help locating a 27-year-old woman who has been reported missing. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP were asking for help locating a missing 32-year-old woman who has since been located and is safe. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo woman who left home in agitated state found safe

32-year-old woman left her home in the Maxey Road area May 13 without taking any belongings

Nanaimo RCMP were asking for help locating a missing 32-year-old woman who has since been located and is safe. (Photo submitted)
A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Fundraiser underway for April Parisian billboards

GoFundMe goal is on the way to $25,000.

A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Nanaimo RCMP were asking for the public’s help to find a 53-year-old woman who had not been seen since Thursday, March 25, but she has since been found and is safe. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Woman who hadn’t been seen in a week found safe

Nanaimo RCMP had been asking for public’s help in locating the 53-year-old

Nanaimo RCMP were asking for the public’s help to find a 53-year-old woman who had not been seen since Thursday, March 25, but she has since been found and is safe. (Photo submitted)