Missing Person

BONNER, Russell Angus
Date Last Seen: 1972-05-06
Barrington River, MB (Barrington and Hughes River junction - 35 miles east of Lynn Lake)
Age at Disappearance: 24
Year of Birth: 1947
Race: Aboriginal
Gender: Male
Height: Unknown (Unknown)
Weight: Unknown (Unknown)
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Features: Thin / Slender build. dark complexion
Clothing Worn at time of disappearance: Unknown
File #: 1972-0522
Agency: RCMP
Additional Information:
On May 6th, 1952 a four man fishing and trapping team was returning from Lynn Lake on dog sleds after purchasing supplies. BONNER and his friend were in the lead sled. The team that was traveling with them was approximately 1.5 miles behind. When approximately 200 yards from BONNER's sled, they noticed both men had gone through the ice. When the second group arrived on scene both men had disappeared beneath the water. One of the men was pulled from the water but could not be revived. BONNER never surfaced and despite dragging operations he could not be located.

If you have any information regarding the disappearance of this person please contact one of the following agencies:

Winnipeg RCMP at (204) 983-5461
email: ddiv_contact@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)