Police say the missing man was located down an embankment at the rear of the property where he resided on June 27th. The BC Ambulance Service and Gibsons Fire Department attended and extricated him from his location.

The man was rushed in critical condition to Sechelt Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Sunshine Coast RCMP thank the many people who provided information and had assisted in trying to locate the missing person.

Police on the Sunshine Coast are searching for a missing person who suffers from dementia.

Dennis Olson was reported missing in Gibsons on June 26th and was last seen on June 24th. The 70 year old is described as Caucasian, 5’6″ with a slim build, bald with grey hair on the sides of his head. He may be wearing a jean jacket. His cell phone was left at his residence.

Olson frequents BC Ferries at the Langdale terminal, as he used to work for the ferries, and may have taken a ferry to Horseshoe Bay. Olson’s son lives in North Vancouver and has a close friend who lives in Richmond, both know to contact police, should he be heard from.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 604-885-2266.



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