The body of a Whistler woman who went missing last month has been found, according to social media posts from her family.
Clorrica Riggs, 29, was last seen on Tuesday, Aug. 23, when she told friends she was heading out for a walk about 2 p.m.
Her car was later found parked at the trailhead to Rainbow Lake, located on Alta Lake Road.
In a post to Facebook on Sept. 25, Riggs’ sister Coleen shared the tragic news.
“Again I would like to thank everyone for helping the family find her. You are amazing people and I really appreciate the time volunteers and friends took to finding her,” she wrote.
“Don’t forget to communicate with one another, and most importantly be kind to yourselves and each other. I will forever hold my sister near my heart.”
Police are seeking the community’s help in their search for missing Whistler resident Clorrica Riggs.
According to Whistler RCMP, the 29-year-old was last seen yesterday, on Tuesday, Aug. 23. Authorities said they are concerned about Riggs’ mental wellness.
Riggs’ car was discovered at the Rainbow Lake trailhead on Alta Lake Road. According to a Facebook post, Riggs set out for a walk in the area shortly after 2 p.m.
In a release issued Wednesday morning, police described Riggs as Caucasian, with a fair complexion, brown eyes, long straight brown hair and a slim build. She stands at five feet (152 cm) tall and weighs approximately 119 lbs (54 kg). She was last seen wearing a black tank top and black shorts.
Whistler Search and Rescue “and other available resources” have been deployed in the search for the local.
“Clorrica’s actions are not usual for her and we’re concerned about how she’s doing,” said Cpl. Angela Kermer, media relations officer with Sea to Sky RCMP, in the release. “We’re appealing to community to keep on lookout, we can use every set of eyes we can get at this time to help find Clorrica.”
Whistler RCMP asks anyone with any pertinent information to contact the local detachment at 604-932-3044, or get in touch with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or solvecrime.ca to remain anonymous.