UPDATE: West Shore RCMP say 82-year-old Marnie Duch has been located “safe and sound.”
“Thank you to the media and public for your assistance,” RCMP said in a Wednesday morning update.
Original story follows:
West Shore RCMP are pleading for public help in the search for a missing 82-year-old woman with dementia.
According to RCMP, Marnie Duch was last seen around noon on Tuesday in the 2600-block of Francis View Drive in View Royal. She may have been headed toward Goldstream Avenue.
Police describe Duch as a thin woman standing at 5′ 2″ with white hair. At the time of her disappearance, she had a brown purse and was wearing white shorts and a straw hat.
Anyone with information regarding Duch’s whereabouts can reach out to West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264.