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Vern Boettger
Still no sign of missing senior

By KEITH MCNEILL October 15, 2013 · 11:32 AM
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As of press-time earlier this week the search continued for missing Vavenby resident Vern Boettger and his 1997 Ford Ranger, B.C. license 8769HB. Boettger, age 78, was last seen Sunday afternoon, Oct. 6, driving his pickup. During this past long weekend, close to 20 Search and Rescue members plus about 30 non-member volunteers searched the thousands of kilometers of backroads in the area. “If it's drivable, we've been going down it,” said one searcher. Search and Rescue members from the Wells Gray, Kamloops, Logan Lake, and South Cariboo (100 Mile House) teams took part. Members from Robson Valley Search and Rescue combed the backcountry working south from Valemount. An RCMP helicopter plus volunteer-flown aircraft from PEP Air were also involved. Wells Gray Search and Rescue set up a command trailer at Vavenby Christian Church. The church is also being used for prayer and emotional support, friendship, and offers free coffee all day. Vern Boettger All the searchers meet there in the morning before setting out. They then check in when they return the evening and where they went is marked on a map. The search leader then holds a debriefing for everyone about what took place that day. Next he explains what will happen the following day. A question and suggestion period follows. Several of the search teams are equipped with satellite transceivers that allow them to communicate with base as well as show their location using GPS. The search effort has received good support from the community of Vavenby, said search manager Les Sakals.

“It's been fantastic,” he said. “They've been feeding the searchers three or four times a day. We got a roast beef dinner on Friday and a turkey dinner on Saturday.” “The church has been letting us use the photocopier, phone, building and washroom.” According to Clearwater RCMP, on Monday, Oct. 7, at 7:45 p.m., a Vavenby woman contacted the detachment to report that she had not seen her father, Lavern Boettger since Sunday afternoon. She described her father as a loner who, when bored, likes to go driving on Forest Service roads in the backcountry. Although, elderly, police report that Boettger does not have significant medical/health issues, does not use alcohol or drugs and does not have dementia. On Tuesday, RCMP contacted Wells Gray Search and Rescue and advised them of the incident. A RCMP helicopter (Air 4) was also contacted and assisted with the search efforts. Initial information confirmed Boettger got gas in Clearwater and as a result the initial air search was conducted in the Clearwater area.
Clearwater RCMP received new information that night advising that a Vavenby resident who knows Boettger and his truck observed him in his vehicle driving north on Highway 5 from Vavenby.
Search efforts on Wednesday were concentrated between Vavenby and Blue River. Friends, family and other local residents helped in the search.
By the weekend the search area had been expanded again to include the roaded area from Tree Farm License 18 west of Clearwater to near Valemount.
Boettger has lived in the Vavenby area since the early 1960s. Now retired, he worked mostly in the forest industry.

Searchers in the North Thompson Valley are still holding out hope of finding an elderly Vavenby resident alive.
It has now been nine days since 78-year-old Vern Boettger was last seen - driving his black Ford pickup truck north on Highway 5.
Corporal Bart Doerr of Clearwater RCMP says every day that he is not found - his prospects grow bleaker.
Doerr adds a few tips have come in - but they have led nowhere.
He says searchers - including the RCMP helicopter - will go out again today
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Search-and-rescue crews in the B.C. Interior are spending the long weekend looking for a 78-year-old man who's been missing for a week
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Vern Boettger Description: Search expanded for missing senior in B.C.'s Interiorfrom the small community of Vavenby, about 150 kilometres north of Kamloops, hasn't been seen since last Oct. 6. The RCMP says Boettger was last seen in his pickup truck. Sgt. Kevin Podbisky says search-and-rescue crews from Kamloops and McBride have been called in to help the searchers from Clearwater who have already been on the case. Podbisky says the search has been expanded, but so far there's been no sign of Boettger.

Dylan Koshman's - Case Reference - family still searching 5 years

Edmonton police are still investigating Koshman's disappearance
CBC News Posted: Oct 07, 2013 8:18 AM MT Last Updated: Oct 07, 2013 8:18 AM MT
Dylan Koshman disappeared October 10, 2008 after a fight with his roommate. He has not been seen since.
Five years after Dylan Koshman vanished following a late-night scuffle with his roommate, his family is still searching for answers.
Koshman was 21-years-old when he stormed out of his Edmonton home after a fight with his roommate on Oct. 10, 2008. He has not been seen since.
“It was shock, it was panic,” said Koshman's mother Melanie Alix.
After Koshman vanished, family members came to Edmonton from across Alberta and Saskatchewan to search for him.
“I was so scared," Alix said. "The next day we took off and went up to Edmonton and decided that we had to do something. And that's when all of our posters began and searching began. We stayed there for three weeks.”
The family handed out leaflets, made posters and posted billboards asking for information about Koshman.
Five years later, they have received plenty of tips, but no answers.
Now five years later, Alix said it is exhausting to continue with no idea what happened to her son.
“We don't have that final closure. And that's really hard,” she said.
“Not having closure means not being able to grieve properly if he is gone from this world and not knowing if he's suffering ... and it can be a struggle. You can be in the middle of the grocery store. And you can feel like you have to go home. It's anxiety. And that happens.”
More than anything, Alix says she hopes her family will one day find out what happened.
“I'd like this to end for all of us. I mean, there's somebody out there that might have the gift or the power to give us that closure. And I hope they come forward to do that for us,” she said.
Police investigation ongoing
Investigators have binders full of information on the case and say they have explored every possible lead.
Const. Sean Jenkinson has been working on the case for four years.
“To this day, it's gone,” he said, snapping his fingers. “I can put you down to a three or four minute window. And I don't know what happened in that window. And he's never been heard from since.”
Jenkinson said it's frustrating when long-term investigations slow.
“It's that slowdown period – when the family's calling to see what's going on and there's no new information coming in and you're trying to think of things you may have missed, so you go back and review," he said.
"That's the process we've been doing for four years. It's quite a mystery as to what happened.”
Jenkinson said police still receive tips that they follow up on. But, he said, finding missing people is a challenge.
“That's the unique thing about a missing persons investigation. It's a non-criminal event because, at the end of the day, it's not illegal to be missing.
“If someone is reported missing in one jurisdiction and then moves, through the course of the investigation, out of it – say they die – we may never put the two together.
“We've had files where the missing subject goes into the river in Edmonton and is recovered as far away as Langham, Saskatchewan –so that's quite a lot of geographic area to recover – and unfortunately the window of opportunity to recover someone out of the river is fairly small.”
Each year, EPS investigates about 1,600 missing persons cases. Of those, 98 per cent or better are solved, said Jenkinson.
Koshman's family will be back in Edmonton later this week to hold a vigil for their lost son.

 
 
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