Additional photos: Extensive search for missing 35 year old man continues

Posted On Sunday October 17, 2021
Brett O'Grady Updated photo 1
Brett O'Grady

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, October 17, 2021     12:10pm

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) continues to ask for public assistance to locate Brett O’Grady, 35, who has been missing since early Thursday morning.

Following the discovery of new investigative leads, the Emergency Services Unit (ESU) was deployed on Friday evening to enhance the search for Brett along with volunteer searchers.

ESU members have been conducting an extensive search of the wooded area in the vicinity of Aviation Parkway and the Ottawa River. This includes a water and shoreline search by the OPS Marine Dive and Trails (MDT) Unit.

A police drone has also been deployed.

All these resources are in place again today as the search continues.

Members of the community will see a police presence in the area of Sir George Etienne Cartier Parkway, Polaris Avenue, the Ottawa River and the Aviation Parkway.

Anyone with information about the current whereabouts of Brett is asked to call the Ottawa Police immediately at 613-236-1222.

If you have information that could assist investigators, but do not know where he is currently, please contact the East Criminal Investigations Unit 613-236-1222, ext. 3566.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca

 

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section                  

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 14, 2021   7:55pm

Revised: Missing 35 year old man to locate

(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service is asking for public assistance to locate Brett O’Grady. He was last seen this morning in the Avro Circle area (intersection of Aviation Pkwy and Hemlock Rd) in the East end. His family and Police have reason to be concerned for his personal wellbeing and safety.    

Brett is described as a Caucasian  man, 35 years old, 5’8” (173cm) tall, medium build, brown hair and brown eyes (see photo).

He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt with purple wolf logo, dark jeans, and navy shoes. He is also believed to be riding a red and black Pure Fix bicycle.

Anyone with information about the current whereabouts of Mr. O’Grady is asked to call the Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222.

If you have information that could assist investigators, but do not know where he is currently, please contact the Missing Persons Unit 613-236-1222, ext. 2355, between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, on weekdays.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section                  

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366