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UPDATE: Hiker missing in Kelowna since Saturday located

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August 17, 2020 - 3:34 PM

The hiker who went missing on Little White Mountain on Saturday has been located.

The Kelowna RCMP was notified Aug. 15, just before 6:30 p.m. that a hiker had become separated from his hiking partner and hadn’t made it to their vehicle, Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy said in a press release.

Kelowna RCMP, Central Okanagan Search and Rescue and RCMP Air Services searched well into the night on Saturday and continued their air and ground search throughout Sunday but were unable to locate him.

The search efforts on the ground and in the air resumed this morning and the hiker was located.

The police extended their thanks to the Central Okanagan Search and Rescue for their efforts.

— This story was updated at 3:28 p.m. Aug. 17, 2020 as the hiker has been found.


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