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OPP search for missing Algoma Mills hunter

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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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CHAPLEAUOn Sept. 23, 2017 at approximately 9 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified that a male hunting in the Chapleau area was overdue. 

An overnight search of local backroads was conducted with negative results. 

Currently Superior East OPP members are continuing search efforts for 79-year-old Wesley Beckett of Algoma Mills. 

He is described as 5'10", 180 lbs, fair complexion with white hair. He was last seen wearing a blue plaid t-shirt, black work pants and brown boots. Mr. Beckett was driving a red 2012 Chevrolet Silverado bearing Ontario licence plate AM31757. 

There are no further details at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

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