74-year-old Lois Chartand found dead: Sask. RCMP | Globalnews.ca

Saskatchewan RCMP said 74-year-old Lois Chartrand, who had been missing Aug. 4, was found dead on Sunday.

Chartland was found in a forested area roughly one kilometre from where she was last seen.

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Sask. police search for 74-year-old woman last seen picking mushrooms northeast of Prince Albert

Police say Chartrand was last seen around 11 a.m. on Aug. 4, when she became separated from another person while picking mushrooms northeast of Smeaton, Sask.

Chartrand and a friend rode a quad down a trail into the forest and then set out on foot with pails to pick mushrooms. They lost visual contact with one another while picking mushrooms.

The search for Chartrand lasted 10 days.

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RCMP said the family has been notified, and their thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.

Saskatchewan RCMP said police thank all the agencies and individuals that helped in the search, including Alberta RCMP, Saskatoon Police Service, the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency, Search and Rescue Saskatchewan Association of Volunteers, Civilian Air Search and Rescue Association and Heli Recon.

RCMP saidy police thanked community members and Chartrand’s family, who helped support and feed searchers.


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