NEWS RELEASE · 12th November 2010
Prince Rupert RCMP
Patrick Lyle BOULTON was reported missing on October 10, 2010. He was last seen in Prince Rupert, BC on October 6, 2010.
Patrick BOULTON's 2004 grey Honda Civic was recovered on November 11, 2010 by Prince Rupert RCMP after Terrace RCMP received a report from the public that a grey vehicle was visible in the Skeena River. The vehicle was located in the Skeena River approximately 74 km East of Prince Rupert.
The vehicle has been extracted from the water and will be examined by the forensic identification unit and the coroner and will undergo a mechanical inspection.
The RCMP dive team and a collision and reconstruction analyst were on scene during the extraction of the vehicle. There was mild to moderate damage to the vehicle.
No body was recovered from the scene. RCMP are continuing to search the area around where the vehicle was located for evidence.
Please contact RCMP or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS if you have any information about BOULTON's whereabouts.