Ice Fisherman Missing in Ear Falls Area

Ontario Provincial Police
Ontario Provincial Police

RED LAKE – The Red Lake/Ear Falls Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a male who was reported missing after heading out ice fishing on November 19, 2017.

On November 20, 2017, officers responded to a report of a 64-year-old missing male from the Ear Falls area. Friends who had commenced a search for the male located a hole in the ice on Pakwash Lake, along with a snowmachine helmet and jacket.

The OPP Northwest Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Aviation Services – Helicopter Unit and Lake of the Woods Search and Rescue (LOWSAR) are currently involved in the search effort.

If you have any information please contact the Ontario Provincial Police Communications Centre at 1-888-310-1122.

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