Man missing after not returning from canoe trip in Egmont BC

Man missing after not returning from canoe trip in Egmont BC

On June 18, 2019 Sunshine Coast RCMP were advised that Thomas Hines had not returned from a canoe trip on Waugh Lake in Egmont BC.

Hines had been last seen on June 17th and it wasn’t until his canoe was found on the lake the next day that the police were called.

Hines is described as a 26 year old Caucasian male, short brown hair and brown eyes, clean shaven, 5’8′ with a stocky build,  approximately 180 lbs.  Hines may have been wearing khaki cargo shorts and a button up black and brown shirt.

It is unknown at this time if Hines is in the lake or on land. Hines family and friends have been notified.

Sunshine Coast Search and Rescue conducted an extensive search of the lake and shoreline and will continue their search on June 20th with assistance from Squamish Search and Rescue and the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team.

Anyone with any information regarding any recent interactions with Thomas Hines is asked to call the Sunshine Coast RCMP at 604-885-2266


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