UPDATE – SE OPP Chapleau Search for Missing Hunter

Sep 25, 2017 @ 10:07

SE OPP issued the following update, today, Monday, September 25, 2017 at 9:46 a.m.

“On September 23, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified that a male hunting in the Chapleau area was overdue. An overnight search of local backroads was conducted.

On September 24, 2017 at approximately 11:45 a.m., Wesley BECKETT was located in good health.

The investigation is complete.

The Superior East OPP appreciates the assistance of the media and the public with this investigation.”


Sep 24, 2017 @ 08:25

Superior East OPP are currently searching for an overdue hunter in the Chapleau area. 79-year-old Wesley Beckett of Algoma Mills was reported overdue Saturday evening, and an overnight search of local backroads was conducted with negative results.

Officials describe him as 5’10”, 180 lbs, fair complexion with white hair, last seen wearing a blue plaid t-shirt, black work pants and brown boots. He was driving a red 2012 Chevrolet Silverado bearing Ontario licence plate AM31757.

The search continues for Beckett.

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