Pickle Lake OPP continue search for missing woman

Create: 01/06/2016 - 03:52

Pickle Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to search for a missing woman, Charnelle Masakeyash, who has last seen on November 6, 2015 in Pickle Lake. The OPP is seeking the assistance of the public in locating the missing woman.

Charnelle Masakeyash, 26, is a First Nation female, described as 5’7”, 130 lbs, medium build, straight, shoulder length black hair and has brown eyes.

She was reported missing on Sunday, November 8, 2015. An extensive search was conducted of the Pickle Lake area by Officers from Pickle Lake OPP, OPP North West Region Emergency Response Team. The search team also expanded to include Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and OPP Aviation services, members of the 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, as well as civilian volunteers.

The investigation revealed that Ms. Masakeyash was last seen on November 06, 2015 approximately one kilometre south of Pickle Lake at 3:00 p.m.

Ms. Masakeyash is known to frequent between Pickle Lake and Mishkeegogamang; she has spent some time in Thunder Bay and has lived in Winnipeg, Manitoba for short period of time.

The Sioux Lookout OPP Crime Unit and the OPP Provincial Liaison Team are continuing the investigation into Ms. MASAKEYASH’s whereabouts under the direction of Detective Inspector Andy RAFFAY of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

If anyone has any information pertaining to the whereabouts of or may have seen Ms. MASAKEYASH, they are asked to contact the Pickle Lake OPP Detachment at 807-928-2211, Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or if you wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Date Published: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 03:45