Search continues for missing person

Searches continue for Taylor Oelrich who was last seen on Feb. 15. RCMP divers are expected to search the Columbia starting tomorrow.

  • Feb. 18, 2015 6:00 p.m.


Golden & District Search and Rescue (GADSAR) continue to conduct ground searches in the area where Taylor OELRICH was last seen.

GADSAR members conducting boat patrols of the Columbia River located a hole in the ice adjacent to the lodge where Taylor OELRICH was staying. The RCMP Underwater Recovery team consisting of police divers from across the Province, are currently assembling in Golden to conduct a dive in the Columbia River. The team is expected to begin their dive on Thursday afternoon.

Police are also following up on other leads that they have received from both the family of Taylor OELRICH, and the public to determine the exact circumstances of Taylor OELRICH’s disappearance.

The Golden-Field RCMP would continue to ask anyone who may have seen Taylor OELRICH on the night of February 14, 2015 to contact either the Golden-Field RCMP at 250-344-2221, their local police service, or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).