Disappearance of Charleric Ouellet: day three of the search in Quebec

The search resumed on Friday to find Charleric Ouellet, a 28-year-old man whose family has been without news since Wednesday.

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Quebec police have redeployed their search unit to a wooded area on rang Saint-Ange in the west of the city, near Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, where he was last seen around 3 p.m. June 29.

Sûreté du Québec divers were called to the site to explore two basins located on a strawberry field. Volunteers also collaborate in the operation.

The information collected so far by the police suggests that the life of the young man would be in danger if he is not found quickly.


Marc Vallières/QMI Agency

Mr. Ouellet has a neurodevelopmental disorder that causes him to be fearful.

The missing man is 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) tall and weighs 64 kg (141 lb). He has shoulder length black hair and brown eyes.

At the time of his disappearance, he was wearing a dark blue t-shirt, blue pants and gray shoes.

On Thursday, several teams from the Quebec City Police Service (SPVQ), including the Search and Rescue Unit, dog handlers and police officers on bicycles, patrolled the wooded area of ​​rang Saint- Ange in hopes of finding the 28-year-old. A Sûreté du Québec (SQ) helicopter also took part in the search. In total, the various teams raked about 3.5 km around the last place where he was seen.


Marc Vallières/QMI Agency

Despite the extent of the efforts made by the police, the search ended around 9 p.m. Thursday evening without Charleric Ouellet being found. However, patrol officers will remain in the area to check the traffic lanes. The search should resume Friday morning, according to the SPVQ.

Anyone with information about this disappearance or who sees Charleric Ouellet is invited to call 911.

– with QMI Agency

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