Julie Martel is missing. (Photo via Facebook)

Julie Martel is missing. (Photo via Facebook)

UPDATE: Revelstoke woman returns home after being missing for 18 hours

Her family reported her missing she has post partum depression

A Revelstoke family is breathing a sigh of relief after mom returned home after being missing overnight.

Julie Martel suffers from postpartum depression, said her husband Claude Awad in a post to the Revelstoke Community Facebook page that she had gone for a walk around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11 and hadn’t returned home.

“She has had suicidal ideations in the recent past and I’m really worried for her safety,” he said.

Revelstoke Search and Rescue starting searching for her on Monday morning, Oct. 12 and a Facebook page was set up by concerned community members looking to coordinate search efforts as well as support the family.



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