Missing person last seen in lake

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 38-year-old Kris Howey of Kamloops.

Kris Howey was last seen on Saturday, at approximately 3:12 a.m. in the area of Okanagan Avenue and Eastside Road. The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP last observed Howey in Okanagan Lake, when he evaded police after they had attended the area for a report of a suspicious male.

Since his disappearance, local Search and Rescue technicians and the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team have been on scene searching the waters and surrounding area for signs of Howey. The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team concluded their search on Monday afternoon. The current search has been suspended and further efforts will be considered in the near future.

“Although an officer last observed Howey in the lake, he remains as missing and it is unknown if he exited the lake after being last seen,” said Cpl Dan Moskaluk.

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