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People that go missing or found dead

Postby gsc » Mar 8th, 2017, 9:15 pm

Ok so during a conversation with a friend today we started talking about all the random people that go missing or just found dead all around the Okanagan. Now I get that we are surrounded by mountains along with forest and well we have wildlife but with all the quading and out door activities in our hills one cant help but think. The other thing is how fast people give up looking and it just becomes a memory? How long should people look before giving up?
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby monroe » Mar 8th, 2017, 9:45 pm

I think it depends on the circumstances, place and time. I went through some training to volunteer with COSAR and they have access to some fairly serious resources.

There are others here probably much more more qualified thsn i to comment.

The other factor is cost. ...which is one of the ugliest things to have to manage when youre talking about a human life. Reality, i guess.
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby Bman » Mar 8th, 2017, 10:24 pm

It depends on who.
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby Lady tehMa » Mar 9th, 2017, 9:19 am

Aaron Derbyshire's parents are still searching, looking to find out what happened to their boy. I can't imagine their pain.
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby Fancy » Mar 9th, 2017, 12:40 pm

Parents never give up. I'm hoping Michael Dunahee will be found one day.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... -1.3402913

His updated photo may need to be updated soon as well.
https://www.services.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/mis ... ch=Dunahee

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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby mexi cali » Apr 17th, 2017, 9:13 am

I often wonder what the bottom of LO would look like if you could drain it. I think a lot of mysteries would be solved.
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby Queen K » Apr 17th, 2017, 9:19 am

I believe we've never seen so many bodies found in a lot of places as the last few months. The Drug Wars might have a bit to do with it, but that can't explain it all.

It seems that random deaths are on the increase. Missing people and random deaths.
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby the truth » Apr 17th, 2017, 11:21 am

mexicalidreamer wrote:I often wonder what the bottom of LO would look like if you could drain it. I think a lot of mysteries would be solved.


:200: :200: :200: :200: i bet, hope its mostly useless drug dealers
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby mexi cali » Apr 18th, 2017, 7:34 am

If they're feeding the fish, they're hardly useless. [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby Fancy » Apr 21st, 2017, 9:46 am

mexi cali wrote:I often wonder what the bottom of LO would look like if you could drain it. I think a lot of mysteries would be solved.

22 drownings from 2008 to 2015 and those are the ones that are known.

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/public ... owings.pdf

International Sea Search searched around the bridge area quite a few years ago and brought up a body but it wasn't the one they were looking for.
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby mexi cali » Apr 22nd, 2017, 6:55 am

As you said Fancy, the ones they know about. Without being disrespectful and naming names, I believe that there are several high profile missing persons in the depths.
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby dirtybiker » Apr 23rd, 2017, 1:06 pm

I read somewhere years ago of a young Aboriginal gal decades ago that went missing
while canoeing one evening from Kelowna to Westside.
The canoe was found, she never was.
This is who the "Lady Of The Lake" was originally named for (in this region)

(I attempted for a few minutes to look this up and found nothing to confirm)
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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby GordonH » Apr 23rd, 2017, 1:24 pm

Worse nightmare for parents as a child goes missing, with no idea if child is alive or dead. As days stretches to weeks to years, I can't imagine that kind of pain.

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Re: People that go missing or found dead

Postby the truth » Apr 23rd, 2017, 1:26 pm

GordonH wrote:Worse nightmare for parents as a child goes missing, with no idea if child is alive or dead. As days stretches to weeks to years, I can't imagine that kind of pain.


agree 100%, i would go insane i think
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