Missing woman

Derek Favell, 39, charged with second-degree murder in the death of Ashley Simpson, is scheduled to appear in Salmon Arm court on Feb. 15, 2022. (File photo)

Man charged with murdering Ashley Simpson to return to Salmon Arm court

Derek Lee Favell expected to choose type of trial during February appearance

 

Angie Korytko was last seen in Coldstream Dec. 13 and RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating her. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Missing North Okanagan woman found

RCMP thank public for help in locating 37-year-old

 

A GoFundMe has been set up to help lay to rest Ashley Simpson with dignity and respect, as well as to support her family as they travel from Ontario to B.C. to attend the murder trial of the man accused of killing her. (File photo)

GoFundMe will help Ashley Simpson’s family lay her remains to rest, attend court in Shuswap

Fundraising support appreciated so family can lay remains to rest in Ontario with dignity, respect

 

People gather at the edge of the pond at the Salmon Arm campus of Okanagan College on Dec. 6 during the United Against Violence Against Women candlelight vigil held to mark the 1989 massacre of 14 women at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal as well as to remember and bear witness to the women murdered and missing in the Okanagan-Shuswap and beyond. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Emotional vigil held on day police find remains of Shuswap woman missing for 5 years

Annual vigil pays respects to women killed in the École Polytechnique massacre and local women

People gather at the edge of the pond at the Salmon Arm campus of Okanagan College on Dec. 6 during the United Against Violence Against Women candlelight vigil held to mark the 1989 massacre of 14 women at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal as well as to remember and bear witness to the women murdered and missing in the Okanagan-Shuswap and beyond. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)
Nicole Bell has been missing from Malakwa since Sept. 2, 2017. (Facebook photo)

Okanagan families of missing women hopeful for answers after charges laid in Simpson case

Simpson family gets closure after remains of Salmon Arm woman found and man charged

Nicole Bell has been missing from Malakwa since Sept. 2, 2017. (Facebook photo)
From top left, clockwise, Caitlin Potts, Ashley Simpson, Deanna Wertz and Nicole Bell. With the remains of Ashley Simpson found in 2021, three women from the Shuswap and North Okanagan are still missing – Caitlin and Deanna for five years, Nicole for four. (Photos contributed)

RCMP find remains of Shuswap woman missing for five years, former boyfriend charged

The news they’ve been praying for brings both happiness and sadness for Ashley Simpson’s parents

From top left, clockwise, Caitlin Potts, Ashley Simpson, Deanna Wertz and Nicole Bell. With the remains of Ashley Simpson found in 2021, three women from the Shuswap and North Okanagan are still missing – Caitlin and Deanna for five years, Nicole for four. (Photos contributed)
A murder charge has been laid regarding Ashley Simpson who went missing in April 2016. (Photo contributed)

Former boyfriend of missing Shuswap woman charged with murder

Ashley Simpson went missing in April 2016, she had been living on Yankee Flats Road near Salmon Arm

A murder charge has been laid regarding Ashley Simpson who went missing in April 2016. (Photo contributed)
Tabitha Pinch

UPDATE: RCMP locate missing Vernon woman

33-year-old was found safe after reported missing Dec. 6

Tabitha Pinch
Crystal Hanlon, 39, has not been seen since Nov. 19. (RCMP photo)
Crystal Hanlon, 39, has not been seen since Nov. 19. (RCMP photo)
Kelsey Folley was last seen in Vernon Nov. 20. (RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Vernon woman missing for nearly a week found

RCMP asked for public’s help to locate 26-year-old Nov. 26

Kelsey Folley was last seen in Vernon Nov. 20. (RCMP photo)
Kelsey Folley was last seen in Vernon Nov. 20. (RCMP photo)

Vernon woman missing for nearly a week

RCMP asking for public’s help to locate 26-year-old

Kelsey Folley was last seen in Vernon Nov. 20. (RCMP photo)
Shannon White has been missing since Nov. 1. (Kamloops RCMP)

Search and rescue suspend probe into disappearance of Kamloops woman last seen Nov. 1

Shannon White, 32, was last seen when she left her home to drive to work

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Shannon White has been missing since Nov. 1. (Kamloops RCMP)
Penticton RCMP are hoping the public can help find 28-year-old Amy D’Anessa. (RCMP handout)

Penticton woman missing since Nov. 6

If you’ve seen or know Amy D’Anessa’s whereabouts, call police

Penticton RCMP are hoping the public can help find 28-year-old Amy D’Anessa. (RCMP handout)
Shannon White is missing from Kamloops, after she was last heard from Nov. 1. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Kamloops woman still missing after RCMP locate Jeep

Shannon White never showed up for work, or returned home Nov. 1

Shannon White is missing from Kamloops, after she was last heard from Nov. 1. (Contributed)
Sadie and Austin Feener were driving a white Dodge Caravan when they broke down somewhere near Merritt Monday and have not been heard from since. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Alberta couple, and cat, missing in B.C. located

Last heard from near Merritt that their vehicle had broken down, couple now believed to be in Golden

Sadie and Austin Feener were driving a white Dodge Caravan when they broke down somewhere near Merritt Monday and have not been heard from since. (Contributed)
Cali Hofer has been missing since Wednesday, July 7. (Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP photo)

Young Vernon woman missing

Cali Hofer last seen Wednesday, July 7

Cali Hofer has been missing since Wednesday, July 7. (Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP photo)
Carol Frank, aunt of Lisa Marie Young, missing since June 2002, in a march seeking justice for her niece on June 26. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

New information and technology help Vancouver Island RCMP in case of missing woman

June 30 will mark 19 years since Young went missing in Nanaimo

Carol Frank, aunt of Lisa Marie Young, missing since June 2002, in a march seeking justice for her niece on June 26. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Jane and Dennis Aubertin, Nicole Bell’s mother and step-father, stand with Jody Leon, founder of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Drone Search Team, with a poster of four women missing from the North Okanagan-Shuswap – Ashley Simpson, Caitlin Potts, Nicole Bell and Deanna Wertz. (Facebook photo)

Volunteers sought in search for Shuswap woman missing for 5 years

Missing Enderby woman last seen in 2016

Jane and Dennis Aubertin, Nicole Bell’s mother and step-father, stand with Jody Leon, founder of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Drone Search Team, with a poster of four women missing from the North Okanagan-Shuswap – Ashley Simpson, Caitlin Potts, Nicole Bell and Deanna Wertz. (Facebook photo)
Spread out on the staircase of the Kelowna courthouse on June 10, 2021, were several signs with messages calling for justice against Curtis Sagmoen and an end to violence. (Aaron Hemens - Capital News file)

Sagmoen cop assault trial set for 2022

Pre-trial conference set to start process Jan. 26, 2022

Spread out on the staircase of the Kelowna courthouse on June 10, 2021, were several signs with messages calling for justice against Curtis Sagmoen and an end to violence. (Aaron Hemens - Capital News file)
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating 21-year-old Joseline Metzger, who’s shown in the photo above. (Kamloops RCMP image)

21-year-old woman missing, last seen in Kamloops June 3

Kamloops RCMP are asking for the public’s help finding 21-year-old Joseline Metzger

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating 21-year-old Joseline Metzger, who’s shown in the photo above. (Kamloops RCMP image)