THUNDER BAY – Updated 7:00PM EST – The young woman, Josie who was reported missing by her family has been located. Sources report that at about 7PM EST on Friday night she called her mom.
The young woman had been missing for several days.
In the case of missing persons reports, out of respect for the individual and their families, Netnewsledger.com removes the names and pictures from our reports, once the person has been found safe.
In all cases of missing persons, if you have any information please contact Thunder Bay Police:
Contact Cst. Larry Baxter – TBPS Aboriginal Liaison Unit at 684-1004
Contact any police service to provide the information 684-1200
Contact Crime Stoppers to provide anonymous information at 623-8477 or tipsubmit.com
Resources for Locating a Missing Person:
For the friends and families of a missing person the goal is finding that person and getting them home safe and sound. There are many tools that can be used. Social Media is likely one of the fastest ways to get the word out. In communities like Thunder Bay there are over 70,000 Facebook accounts. Likely at least 30,000 are active, so getting information on Facebook can really help.
It is important to also keep in mind that opening up the situation and search on Facebook may lead to people offering what might be what they think is help, but is simply speculation. In a search it would be a fantastic idea to have a person assigned to monitor social media who is not directly involved as a family member
Read more: Missing Persons Resource.