Search for missing person has been suspended


2022-12-19 12:40 PST

File # 2021-5189

On December 19, 2022, in consultation with Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue, the search for missing person Melissa McDevitt has been suspended.

See previous news release

"The Sooke RCMP, along with Ms. McDevitt’s family, wish to extend their sincere appreciation to Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue, along with over 17 other assisting Search and Rescue agencies from across Vancouver Island and other parts of British Columbia, for their significant search efforts over the last 9 days" said Acting Sooke RCMP Detachment Commander Sergeant Kevin Shaw.

Sooke RCMP continue to investigate McDevitt’s disappearance and ask anyone with information to call their office at 250-642-5241.

Released by

Sgt. Chris Manseau

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Lower Mainland District
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-3791
Cell: 250-413-7954


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