Teen boater missing

Burns Lake's Bryce Gray, 17, has been missing since boating on Tchesinkut Lake Tuesday.

Bryce Gray

On Tuesday, July 28 at approximately 8:55 p.m., Burns Lake RCMP received a report of an overdue boater on Tchesinkut Lake. Bryce Gray, 17, was last seen at approximately 1 p.m. on July 28. In the early morning hours of July 29, the boat was located on the shore of Tchesinkut Lake empty and the boat motor missing. Bryce has not been heard from since.

The Burns Lake RCMP have partnered with Burns Lake Search and Rescue, B.C. Conservation Services, Ministry of Forests, RCMP Air Services, Victim Services, Police Dog Services and several community volunteers who have engaged in an extensive search of Tchesinkut Lake and the surrounding area.

Burns Lake RCMP are requesting that if the public have any information about Bryce’s whereabouts, or can aid in the search, to call the Burns Lake RCMP at 250-692-7171 or Crimestoppers at (250) 222-8477 (TIPS) or www.bccrimestoppers.com.

 

Released by Cpl. D.J. (Dave) Tyreman

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