Dale Nancy Wyman has been missing for over 40 years – sketches of what she may look like now are available

Posted On Thursday May 06, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 6, 2021   1:05pm 

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Missing Persons Unit is seeking public tips to locate Dale Nancy Wyman, who has been missing for over 40 years, and sharing age-progressed sketches prepared by the Ontario Provincial Police.

Her family never stopped searching for her and it has now been 40 years since Dale spoke to any of her siblings. Dale is now 63 years old and her sister Brenda Larche has this message and a video:

“Dale is deeply missed by her brother and two sisters. Our hearts hold an empty space for her and we pray and hope that someone may remember her in any way. Please help us to resolve this and find some peace and closure. Thank you. And God Bless for any tips brought forward.”

In 1980, Dale was 22 years old and living with her family on Washington Avenue in what was then the City of Vanier and told some family members that she was thinking of leaving home.

On July 16th of that year, Dale left the family residence with her suitcase at 11:45 in the morning, hailed a taxi and proceeded to the Voyageur bus station on Catherine Street. Dale did not disclose to any of her family members where she was heading.

Police investigators spoke to the only witness at the time, the taxi driver. He advised that Dale mentioned to him that she was not sure where she was going, perhaps Toronto or Montreal.

After dropping off Dale, the taxi driver entered the bus station to grab a coffee and he observed Dale speaking to two other young adults.

That is the last time anyone in Ottawa saw or heard from Dale. The two youths were not identified.

At the time of her disappearance, Dale was described as a Caucasian female, 5’5” (165 cm), 150 lbs (68 kg). She had long brown hair and blue eyes. Dale sometimes went by the first name of Nancy or Gail.

On that day, Dale was possibly wearing a black jacket and red pants, with multiple rings on her hands, as well as a gold chain, gold earrings and a watch. She carried a black purse and her suitcase was white and blue.

Over the years, Ottawa Police received information that Dale may have been in Alberta in 1991 and in the Toronto area in 1992. Her family believes that she may have been in Saskatchewan or Alberta at some time.  Dale has yet to be located.

The OPP age-progressed sketches show what Dale might look like today.

If you have information that could assist investigators in locating Dale, please contact the Ottawa Police Service Missing Persons Unit 613-236-1222, ext. 2355, between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, daily.  

Anonymoustips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or crimestoppers.ca.

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