RCMP Alberta – A ground and water search is underway north of Hinton in the continuing investigation of the disappearance of Stephanie Stewart.
RCMP resources, Alberta Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry, and civilian Search & Rescue Teams are conducting a search in the vicinities of the Athabasca Fire Tower, Jarvis Lake, and Highway 40 North.
The general public may see an increased police presence in these areas. There is no public safety risk and there are no restrictions to public activities in the area.
The search is expected to last until Friday.
At this time no further details will be released regarding the ongoing investigation.
An update will be provided should new information become available.