Nanaimo RCMP have launched a Canada-wide appeal for information on a man involved in the murder and disappearance of Nanaimo teen, Makayla Chang.
The Nanaimo RCMP Serious Crime UNIt (SCU) are seeking information on Steven Michael Bacon, a Nanaimo resident who is a person of interst in the murder of 16-year-old Makayla Chang, who died in 2017.
Police say that 59-year-old Bacon may still be in Nanaimo or on Vancouver Island, but have so far been unable to locate him.
“At this point, we have exhausted all avenues of investigation and have been unable to locate Mr. Bacon,” said Sgt. Rob Graves, Nanaimo SCU, in a statement.
“While we cannot rule out that he is in Nanaimo or remains on Vancouver Island, we have been unable to locate him and are now asking the entire country to help us, as we believe he has important information.”
Bacon is described as a Caucasian man who stands 5’ 10” and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He has grey hair, facial hair, and a number of distinctive tattoos including a teardrop tattoo under his left eye, a Bugs Bunny tattoo on his upper right arm, and an unidentified tattoo on the back of his right hand.
Images of him are below:
Police say that Bacon may be using alternative names, including Michael Dufour, Michael Vincent Defoure, Steven Michael, Mike Vincent, or Mike Jannis.
Anyone with information on Michael Bacon is asked to contact their local police department or Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345. Alternatively, people can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.