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MISSING RVers From St. Albert, Alberta

July 15, 2010 by · 1 Comment 


Note: Although typically Woodall’s would not publish an article of this personal nature, we feel that this particular post is of grave importance and urgency. The Woodall’s Representatives from Alberta, Kim and Debi Smith, are personally assisting with the grass-roots campaign to spread the news about this missing RVing couple. If you have seen this couple or have any clues regarding their disappearance, we urge you to contact the authorities mentioned below.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing elderly couple from St. Albert , Alberta.

eldery couple disappearsOn July 3 , 2010, Lyle and Marie Ann McCann, both in their late 70’s , departed St.Albert in their motorhome towing their SUV. The couple were last seen at the Superstore Gas Bar in St.Albert at approximately 9:25 a.m. on July 3rd, 2010.

On July 5th, 2010, the motorhome, registered to the couple was located completely destroyed by fire in a remote area approximately 30Kms. from Edson, Alberta.

The couple and the SUV have not been located.

The SUV is described as a 2006 Hyundai Tucson, Light green in color with Alberta License plate ZPK 289.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of the missing couple and their SUV, please contact:
Edson RCMP Detachment at 780-723-8800, St. Albert 780-458-4300 or Crimestoppers at1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)


One Response to “MISSING RVers From St. Albert, Alberta”
  1. Update to the missing RVers story, as of 7/27/2010:

    The SUV was finally found abandoned in the bush about 30 km from Edson. A “person of interest” with a lengthy criminal record and outstanding warrants was found in an isolated house after an extensive search and was arrested on those warrants and is still thought to be a “person of interest” in the case, but no charges related to the missing RVers have been laid. A second person, thought to have been associated with the house was taken into custody, but was released without being named, but no sign of the missing RVers has been found. The RCMP and many locals have been searching extensively for the couple and there are, I believe, 16 officers assigned full-time to the case.

    The “person of interest” was reportedly previously charged for stealing and torching someone’s vehicle, so a lot of assumptions have been made, especially since he lives in the area, has no fixed address, is also reportedly a seriously addicted individual and has an outstanding restraining order regarding his ex-wife.

    The family is still hopeful and the community of St. Albert has rallied around to help them, but the RCMP are not as optimistic as they now clearly suspect foul play.

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