Mekayla Bali has been missing from Yorkton, Sask. since April 12, 2016. She was 16 when she disappeared.
On the third anniversary of Mekayla’s disappearance her mother told media she was still convinced her daughter was alive. The Bali family has put up more than 6,000 posters across Canada and in the U.S. in the search and police have followed hundreds of tips.
In this case there are some things police know, particularly that she was last seen at the Saskatchewan Transit Company bus depot on 1st Ave. North in Yorkton on April 12, 2016, where she bought a meal between 12:15 and 1 p.m. at the Trail Stop Restaurant.
Although she never boarded a bus on that day, she’s believed to have left the depot between 1 and 1:45 p.m.
Also on the morning of April 12, Mekayla was seen at Sacred Heart High School, Terry’s Pawn and Bargain on 3rd Ave. North, TD Bank on 63 Broadway St. East and Tim Hortons at 160 Broadway St. East.
Recent reports suggest she asked a stranger for help figuring out how to book a hotel room.
Mekayla Bali is a white female 5-2 (157 cm) tall and weighed about 126 pounds (57 kg) when she disappeared. Although she’s known to change her appearance, she has reddish hair which she will at times wear down, pulled back, straight or wavy. Her hair can be dyed blonde or other colours and she sometimes wears teal-coloured glasses and a teal infinity scarf.
She was last seen wearing those teal glasses, Joseph Seibel burgundy suede embroidery boots, jeans, a ruby gemstone ring, burgundy coat and her teal infinity scarf. She was carrying a blue plaid backpack. It’s believed she could also be using the name Mekayla Niebergall. Her birthdate is July 2, 1999.
Anyone with information about Mekayla Bali should contact Yorkton, Sask. RCMP at 1-844-880-6518; RCMP.FBali.GRC@rcmp-grc.gc.ca and reference case#: 2016430186