UPDATE: A search for a missing Smithers area woman has ended weeks after her vehicle was first discovered near Terrace.
On Sunday July 22, around 1:20 p.m., the woman’s body was located in the Skeena River by a train conductor. Terrace Search and Rescue assisted with the recovery.
The woman was reported missing after she departed her Telkwa residence July 4, 2018, spoke to a family member in the evening, but had not been heard from since. On July 5, 2018 the Terrace RCMP located her vehicle near Gossen Creek and initiated air, water, and ground searches.
The Terrace RCMP would like to thank all those involved for their assistance.
On July 4, 2018, Chantelle Simpson, 34, who was residing in the Telkwa area, had departed her residence in the afternoon, and spoken to a family member later that evening, but she has not been heard from since.
Chantelle Simpson is described as:
- 4’ 11 tall
- 120 pounds
- Brown hair with brown eyes
Should you have any information regarding Chantelle Simpson’s whereabouts on or after July 4, 2018 contact the Smithers RCMP at 250-847-3233.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).