Update - Yorkton RCMP seeking public’s assistance to locate 86-year-old missing man


William Loewen has been safely located.

The RCMP thanks the public and the media for their assistance.


Media Release - 2022-05-06

Yorkton RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to help locate 86-year-old William Loewen – who goes by the name Bill.

Bill was last seen at a rural residence between Saltcoats and Bredenbury this morning around 4:30 a.m. He told the owners of the residence he was looking for where to purchase fuel and appeared disoriented. He left the area in his red, 2015 GMC Terrain with Manitoba license plate KXG 477 traveling on Highway #16 towards Yorkton. He is from the Minnedosa/Brandon, Manitoba areas and not overly familiar with the Yorkton area.

Bill is described as being 5’8” tall with grey/white hair, moustache and beard. Bill is diabetic. A very recent photograph of him is attached.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a dark ball cap, red and black fleece vest with a yellow shirt underneath. He also uses a cane.

We are asking residents in the Yorkton and surrounding communities to please report any information you have about Bill and/or his red, 2015 GMC Terrain by calling Yorkton RCMP (306-786-2400) or 911 in an emergency.