Skip to content

UPDATE: Williams Lake RCMP locate Elliott Dester

Dester had been reported missing
Elliott George Dester. (Photo submitted)


Elliott George Dester has been located safe and sound, RCMP confirmed Tuesday, Sept. 26.


Williams Lake RCMP are asking the public’s assistance in locating Elliott George Dester who has not been seen for over a month.

On Friday, Sept. 22, police received a report that Dester was missing.

He is described as an Indigenous male, 55 years old, 5’ 10”, 221 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.

“Elliott often frequents Williams Lake and Vancouver,” said Cpl. Madonna Saunderson, North District RCMP media relations in a news release.

Anyone with information about Dester or where he might be is asked to contact the RCMP at 250-392-6211.

Want to read more local stories like this? Sign up for the Williams Lake Tribune’s newsletter right to your email. Consider purchasing a subscription to the Tribune to support local journalism for just .99 cents per week!

Monica Lamb-Yorski

About the Author: Monica Lamb-Yorski

A B.C. gal, I was born in Alert Bay, raised in Nelson, graduated from the University of Winnipeg, and wrote my first-ever article for the Prince Rupert Daily News.
Read more