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Body found near Dryden

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On Saturday around noon, Emily “Chico” Brown was reported missing from her community of Wabigoon Lake First Nation.

She was last seen in the City of Dryden on March 18.

Dryden OPP officers, along with the Treaty #3 Police Service and Dryden Police Service, conducted a search for Brown.

Members of the OPP's North West Region Emergency Response Team and the Bear Clan Patrol, along with community volunteers, also assisted with the search.

Then on Saturday around 5:25 p.m., volunteer searchers located a deceased female near Chomitsa Trailer Park in Wainwright Township.

Her identity has not yet been confirmed.

A post-mortem examination will be conducted, however the location and date have not been determined yet.

Anyone with any information regarding Brown is asked to contact the Dryden OPP at 1-807-937-5577 or the Provincial Communications Centre at 1-888-310-1122.

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