Missing COPE 378 Member

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One of the most recent additions to the growing list of missing women in BC is Anita Florence Thorne, a COPE 378 Steward at Fortis BC who was last seen on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Please see the attached poster and forward it widely. Below is a picture of Anita and the link to her profile on missingpeople.ca.


File # 2014-34838

The Prince George RCMP are requesting assistance from the public in locating a missing local woman who has not been seen since Wednesday morning.

On Wednesday November 19th, 2014 at 8:15 PM, the Prince George RCMP received a report that Anita Florence THORNE, a 49 year old Prince George resident, has not been seen by family or friends since she left home on Wednesday morning.

On Thursday November 20th, a member of the Prince George RCMP’s General Duty Section located a vehicle associated to Anita at the Willow River rest area next to Highway 16, approximately 35 kilometres east of the City. A Police Service Dog and handler were called in and conducted a search of the area by ground while an RCMP plane conducted a search of the area by air. Both searches were negative. The Prince George Search & Rescue Society were called out through the Provincial Emergency Program. PG SAR began searching the area around the rest stop by ground and air on the afternoon of Thursday November 20th. The search was postponed at dark.

Prince George RCMP and PG SAR continued the search early this morning and currently remain on scene.



At this point in the investigation, police have no reason to believe foul play is involved. Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating Anita Florence THORNE.

Anita is described as:

  • Caucasian female
  • 157 cm (5’2)
  • 66 kg (145 lbs)
  • Brown eyes
  • Brown shoulder length hair

If you have any information about Anita Florence THORNE or where she might be, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.

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