Search for young woman called off

Fort St. James RCMP and Search and Rescue Teams have concluded their search for missing woman, Immaculate Basil.

  • Jun. 25, 2013 11:00 a.m.

Immaculate Basil has not been seen since Thursday

 

After an exhaustive search effort, Fort St. James RCMP and Search and Rescue Teams have concluded their search for missing woman, Immaculate Basil.

Twenty-six year old Immaculate Basil was last seen on the night of June 13, 2013 when she and two other persons were traveling south from a cabin in the Leo Creek area, north of the Tache Reserve.

RCMP were advised that Basil was missing on the evening of June 17 and RCMP along with Search and Rescue, initiated an organized ground/air/water search on the morning of June 18.

A number of search and rescue (SAR) teams from the surrounding area traveled to assist with the search.

Fort St. James SAR, Mackenzie SAR , Burns Lake SAR , Vanderhoof SAR and numerous volunteers from the community and surrounding areas scoured the very dense and thick forest, searching for any sign of Basil.

The organized ground search consisted of volunteers on foot, on ATVs and included the use of an RCMP police dog.

An ariel search was conducted by an RCMP fixed wing aircraft, RCMP helicopter and a private helicopter.

The search area also included the Tachie River and with the use of a swift water boat, RCMP and volunteers patrolled the rivers bank and any debris pools but nothing was located.

On June 21 the RCMP/SAR search was concluded after four continuous days of searching. At that point Basil had been missing for eight days.

The search had scoured all relevant areas based on information provided to police. The Fort St James RCMP was very grateful to the Tl’az’ten First Nation for their integral support and assistance with the ground search.

Fort St James RCMP are continuing the missing person investigation with the assistance of the North District Major Crime Unit. Any members of the public with information are encouraged to contact the Fort St James RCMP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

 

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