(Kayleigh Jones / Nanaimo RCMP)


A 32-year-old Nanaimo woman, Kayleigh Tanya Jones, who was reported missing on July 9th was located safe on July 11th.

“She has returned to her family home and due to privacy concerns, no further information will be released,” said Nanaimo RCMP in a statement.


Nanaimo RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 32-year-old Kayleigh Tanya Jones.

Jones was first reported missing to police on Tuesday, July 9th, and was last seen by her family on Monday, July 8th.

Before leaving her home on Monday, family members say that her behaviour was deteriorating – she also requires daily medication that she did not take with her. Her family is now extremely worried for her safety and well-being.

Police say that Jones is known to frequent Maffeo Sutton Park and the downtown core of Nanaimo, though repeated searches of the area by police have not been successful.

She was last seen heading south after leaving her Nanaimo home.

Jones is described as an Indigenous woman standing 5’ 6” and weighing approximately 220 pounds. She has medium-length brown hair and a fair complexion. She was last seen wearing a bright orange hoodie, black shorts, new running shoes, and was carrying a small First Nations purse.

Anyone with information on Jones’ whereabouts is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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