After weeks of investigating, the search for 34-year-old Chantelle Simpson has come to an end.
Terrace RCMP have confirmed Simpson’s body was recovered from the Skeena River July 22nd around 1PM.
Her body was found by a train conductor that was passing by and she was recovered by Terrace Search and Rescue.
Simpson was reported missing after leaving her home in Telkwa on July 4th and was never seen or heard from since.
Just a day later (July 5th), Mounties found Simpson’s car abandoned near Gossen Creek.
Police are thanking those who were involved in the search efforts.
The investigation has now been turned over to the BC Coroners Service.
On Saturday July 7th 2018 at about 1:00 PM, the Smithers RCMP received a report of a missing person. On July 4, 2018 Chantelle Simpson, 34 years old, 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.
On July 5, 2018 the Terrace RCMP located Chantelle Simpson’s vehicle, near Gossen Creek Street, and initiated a search of the area with the use of Terrace Police Dog Services, but Simpson was not found.
During the morning of Monday, July 9, 2018 the Terrace Search & Rescue, in support of the Terrace RCMP, have commenced a ground search. An RCMP helicopter will be utilized to support the search in the area.
Chantelle Simpson is described as:
4’ 11 tall
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).