Search for missing rafter concluded

Prince George

2024-05-31 10:58 PDT

File # 2024-16105

Prince George RCMP and Prince George Search and Rescue have concluded their search for a missing rafter, whom family reported overdue on May 20, 2024.

Frontline police officers, the RCMP Helicopter Air 3, and 18 Search and Rescue volunteers spent over 150 person-hours looking along the Willow River where the man had launched from. The rafter was located deceased at approximately 4:00 p.m. on May 21.

Prince George RCMP would like to thank all of the agencies and Search and Rescue volunteers that were involved in this search and the subsequent recovery of the missing rafter. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased, states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.

This investigation is now with the B.C. Coroners Service. No further information will be released.

Released by:

Cpl. Jennifer Cooper
Communications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3300


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