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RCMP looking for tips in 40-year-old Kamloops missing person case

Lawrence Welling Allard was 35 years old when he was reported missing by his mother in September 1977.
April 23, 2018 - 11:51 AM

KAMLOOPS - The family of a Kamloops man who disappeared more than four decades ago are offering a reward for any new information leading to his discovery.

Lawrence Wellington Allard was reported missing in September 1977 by his mother, according to an RCMP media release. A police investigation revealed the last sighting of Allard was in November 1975.

Allard was 35 years old when he disappeared and he would now be 77. He is a First Nations man and lived with his mother on Tamarac Avenue before he disappeared, police say.

Allard's family is hoping by publicizing the case tips with new information will be generated.

RCMP at the time of Allard’s disappearance, there were no tips or leads from the public for police to check out. Police say most witnesses, friends and associates of Allard at the time of his disappearance are now deceased.

Police are not sure why or how Allard disappeared.

Kamloops RCMP are asking anyone with information regarding this case to call the detachment at 250-828-3000.

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