UPDATE: Wood Buffalo RCMP locate missing 77-year-old female

Posted on Oct 22, 2019

October 21, 2019

Fort McMurray, Alta. – Wood Buffalo RCMP has located missing 77-year-old Marguerite Simpson (Barillet) safe and unharmed. Police thank Fort McMurray Search and Rescue and the public for their assistance in this investigation.


Wood Buffalo RCMP seek public assistance to locate missing female
Fort McMurray, Alta. – Wood Buffalo RCMP are urgently asking for public assistance to locate 77-year-old Marguerite Simpson (Barillet) who went missing in the evening of October 21, 2019 from a residence in the Thickwood area of Fort McMurray. Simpson has health concerns that make her memory vulnerable as well as mobility issues for which she uses a walker that was left behind at the residence. There is grave concern for her safety and well-being.
Marguerite is described as:
· Indigenous
· 5’5” tall
· Approximately 160 lbs
· Brown hair

Marguerite was last seen wearing:
· Green winter jacket
· Blue jeans
· Black boots

If you have any information on Marguerite’s whereabouts, you are asked to contact Wood Buffalo RCMP immediately at 780-788-4040 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

Media Contact:
Wood Buffalo RCMP