Man missing after not returning from overnight hunting trip

Lake Country man reported missing on Sunday after not returning from hunting.

  • Oct. 1, 2012 5:00 a.m.

A 52-year-old Lake Country man who went hunting in the Wilma Lake area on Saturday has been reported missing.

On Sunday, Sept. 30, at 1:20 p.m., the Kelowna RCMP received a report of a missing hunter in the Wilma Lake area.

The man had left the previous day for the evening but did return.

Police located the man’s vehicle and commenced searching the surrounding area with a police service dog as well as members of the Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR).

As of Monday mid-morning he had still not been located. A helicopter was deployed Monday to assist with the search.

If you have any information that can assist in this search, contact Lake Country police at 250-766-2288.

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