(ARMSTRONG, ON) – On June 9, 2019 at approximately 3:58 a.m., officers from the Armstrong Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a missing hunter.
A 63 year old male from Kansas, USA, had been dropped off at a tree stand at approximately 5:00 pm. on June 8, 2019.
By the end of the evening, the male did not return to the camp located on Hornick Road, which is approximately 18 kms north of Gull Bay First Nation.
Members of the OPP North West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) as well as the OPP Canine Unit were deployed to search for the missing hunter.
On June 10, at approximately 9:11 am., the missing hunter had followed a sound beacon that had been utilized and safely exited the bush and walked to the command post.
The male did not require any medical attention, but was thirsty and hungry.
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