Saturday, May 18, 2024

Vehicle of missing 75-year-old Parksville man located near Englishman River Falls Park


Police and search and rescue crews are searching Englishman River Falls Park for a missing 75-year-old Parksville man.

The family of John Mathers’ reported him missing Monday afternoon, and his vehicle was located later that day, around 7 p.m., at the park in Errington, south of Parksville.

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue joined Oceanside RCMP in a search of the park and surrounding area on Monday evening, continuing into Tuesday morning at daylight.

Mathers is described as Caucasion,  standing 5’10” tall, weighing 140 pounds, and balding with light-brown hair and a short beard.

He was wearing black sweatpants, a black jacket, a black ball cap and grey runners.

Anyone who sees Mathers or who has information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111.

Victoria Buzz Staff
Your inside source for Greater Victoria happenings. Established in 2012.

Read more

Latest Stories