Please help us spread the word about Gregory James Tiffin & Sophie Dowsley out of Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia by sharing this report.
UPDATE: July 19, 2017 –
An RCMP dive team has recovered the body of a man who went missing on a day hike with his girlfriend near Harrison Hot Springs.
Search and rescue officials confirmed Greg Tiffin’s body was located in Statlu Lake on Tuesday, one week after the 44-year-old and partner Sophie Dowsley were reported missing.
Officers from the Aggasiz RCMP detachment along with Kent Harrison Search and Rescue members will continuing to scour the area for the Dowsley, a 34-year-old from Australia, on Thursday.
“All search resources remain engaged as we continue to look for the missing woman,” Cpl. Mike Rail said in a news release. “RCMP remain in close contact with the victim’s and missing woman’s families.”
Tiffin and Dowsley set out for their hike on July 8, and the search effort began four days later after their pickup truck was found near a trail.
Dowsley’s sunglasses were located on a rock at the top of Statlu Falls and some of Tiffin’s personal items were discovered in the water below.
Officials said the waterfall has a history of fatalities, including a string of deadly incidents nearly 20 years ago.
UPDATE: July 13, 2017 –
On Wednesday morning, the couple’s vehicle — a black 2000 Chevy Silverado — was found.
“The truck was located at Statlu lake by Kent Harrison Search and Rescue. The truck was unoccupied,” said Cpl. Mike Rail of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional District.
“Kent Harrison Search and Rescue are now focusing a ground search in the area where the truck was found.”
Police are asking people to stay out of the area while the search is underway.
“The area that the search is being conducted in, it’s very treacherous, dangerous mountain terrain,” said Rail.
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS — The Upper Fraser Valley Regional RCMP is asking for the local public’s assistance in locating missing Vancouver residents 44 & 34 year old Gregory Tiffin & Sophie Dowsley out of the Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia area.
Gregory and Sophie were last heard from on July 8, 2017 by staff members of a business in the 100 Block Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs.
CMP investigators believe Gregory and Sophie are driving in a black 2000 Chevy Silverado pickup and travelling in the Fraser Valley or Lower Mainland region.
“Police and friends are concerned for Gregory and Sophie’s wellbeing and are asking the public to remain watchful for them,” says Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gregory James Tiffin and Sophie Dowsley is urged to contact their local police.
Gregory is described as:
• GENDER: Male.
• ETHNICITY: Caucasian.
• HAIR: Brown.
• EYES: Green.
• HEIGHT: 6 feet.
• WEIGHT: 185 pounds.
Sophie is described as:
• GENDER: Female.
• ETHNICITY: Caucasian.
• HAIR: Blonde.
• EYES: Blue.
• HEIGHT: 5 feet 7 inches.
• WEIGHT: 143 pounds.
Do you know something?
If you have any information in regards to Gregory and/or Sophie’s whereabouts, you are being asked to contact the Upper Fraser Valley Regional RCMP at (604) 796-2211 immediately.
Want to stay anonymous?
If you wish to remain anonymous with your information, you are welcome to call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
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