OPP Looking for Missing Hunter


On September 23, 2017 at approximately 9:00 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.