Missing Man’s Vehicle Located Near Marathon


MARATHON – MISSING – The Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is assisting the Toronto Police Service (TPS) and the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) in the search for a missing Toronto man.

Brian Penny is described as a 28-year-old, Caucasian male, 5’9″, 165 pounds, thin build, and fair complexion with brown hair, beard and brown eyes. He arrived in Thunder Bay on September 20, 2019, and rented a vehicle.

On Monday, September 23, 2019, the vehicle, a silver 2020 Nissan Rogue, was located by Marathon OPP officers approximately 45 km west of Marathon on a dirt road off of Highway 17. The vehicle was unoccupied with no sign of the occupant.

A search of the area was conducted by local officers as well as OPP Emergency Response Team, K-9 Members, OPP Air Support, and Marine.

The search is ongoing and anyone with information on the whereabouts of Brian Penny is asked to call the OPP 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.