Missing Persons

There is no 24-hour waiting period to report a person as missing.

Missing persons reports considered as high risk investigations are assessed upon the information obtained at the time, and dependent upon conditions, environment and lifestyle of the person and are classified as a person who:

  • possess a physical or mental disability;
  • is elderly or very young;
  • is dependent on prescription medications;
  • is unfamiliar with the city;
  • wanderers or is an Alzheimer patient;
  • is engaged in a high risk lifestyle; or
  • is associated with violent behavior.

If there is some indication of foul play (suspicious or criminal activity), call 9-1-1 immediately. If foul play is not suspected, contact the Missing Person's Unit.

If you have information about any of these people, contact the Missing Persons Unit at:

  • (613) 236-1222 extension 7300 for 24 hour assistance;
  • (613) 236-1222 extension 2355 for Missing Persons Unit (Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm ); or
  • Anonymously leave information through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Maxi Ssenyondo
Maxi Ssenyondo

Last seen in Ottawa in June 2017.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Maxi Ssenyondo is described as a black male, with brown eyes and black hair.

Missing since the age of 34.
Date of Birth: 1984-04-02

François Montcalm
François Montcalm

Last seen in Ottawa in August 2014.

He has not been heard from since that time.

François Montcalm is described as white male, 6’0, 186 pounds.

He has short light brown hair, blue eyes and a light brown full beard.

Missing since the age of 29.
Date of Birth: 1989-09-16

Gaëtan Ethier
Gaëtan Ethier

Last seen in Ottawa in November 2013 when he was crossing the Ottawa River via the Cumberland Ferry.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Gaëtan Ethier is described as a white male, 5’10, slim build.

Gaëtan Ethier has short white hair.

Missing since the age of 75.
Date of Birth: 1938-05-16

Abdulatif Salman
Abdulatif Salman

Last seen in Ottawa in October 2010.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Abdulatif Salman is described as a Middle Eastern male, 6’0, 230 pounds.

Abdulatif Salman has short black hair, brown eyes, unshaven, and has a birth mark on his right cheek.

Missing since the age of 25.
Date of Birth: 1985-10-07

David Luborksy
David Luborksy

Last seen in Ottawa in November 2010. 

He has not been heard from since that time.

David Luborksy is a white male, 6 feet, 210 pounds.

David Luborsky has short dark hair, balding on the top, brown eyes, and a tattoo of a clover on the right side of his neck.

Missing since the age of 33.
Date of Birth: 1977-04-26

Fanzheng Meng
Fanzheng Meng

Last seen in Ottawa in May 2009 when he was boating on the Ottawa River.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Fanzheng Meng is described as an Asian male, 6 feet, 150 pounds, slim build.

Fanzheng Meng wears glasses and has short dark hair.

Missing since the age of 29. 
Date of Birth: 1980-01-23

Justin Rutter
Justin Rutter

Last seen in Ottawa in October 2009.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Justin Rutter is described as a white male. There is a $5,000 reward for information confirming the current whereabouts of Justin, or leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person(s) responsible for his disappearance.

Missing since the age of 14. 
Date of Birth: 1995-05-06

Gina Smith
Gina Smith

Last seen in Ottawa in February 2005.

She has not been heard from since this time.

Gina Smith is described as a white female, 5'2", 126 lbs, thin build, light complexion, hazel eyes and blonde/auburn hair.

Smith has been missing since the age of 40.
Date of Birth: 1965-01-21

Cynthia Sunga
Cynthia Sunga

Last seen in Ottawa in August 2005.

She has not been heard from since this time.

Cynthia Sunga is described as an Asian female, 5'2" and a slim build. Sunga has medium length black hair and brown eyes.

Missing since the age of 30.
Date of Birth: 1975-09-06

Sheila Adamo
Sheila Adamo

Last seen in Ottawa in December 2004.

Sheila Adamo is described as white female, 5’2, 182 pounds with short brown hair and blue eyes.

Missing since the age of 57.
Date of Birth: 1946-08-07

James Withers
James Withers

Last seen in Ottawa in October 1996.

James Withers is described as a white male, 5’11, 186 pounds with brownish/grey hair and blue eyes.

Missing since the age of 42.
Date of Birth: 1954-04-19

Richard Liboiron
Richard Liboiron

Last seen in Gatineau in February 1992. 

He has not been heard from since that time.

Richard Liboiron is described as a white male, 5’9,  135 pounds.

Richard Liboiron has brown eyes and light brown hair.

Missing since the age of 31.
Date of Birth: 1960-06-11

Grace Graham
Grace Graham

Last seen in Ottawa in November 1991.

She has not been heard from since this time.

Grace Graham is described as a white female, 5'4" and 100 pounds. Graham has long light brown hair and blue eyes.

Missing since the age of 33.
Date of Birth: 1958-10-22

Janette Brunet
Janette Brunet

Last seen in Ottawa in January 1988.

She has not been heard from since this time.

Janette Brunet is described as a white female, 5'8", 115 pounds and a slender build. Brunet has blonde hair and green eyes.

Missing since the age of 27.
Date of Birth: 1960-12-31

Lisa Somerton
Lisa Somerton

Last seen in Ottawa in January 1988.

She has not been heard from since this time.

Lisa Somerton is described as a white female, 5'8", and 111 pounds and a slender build. Somerton has long brown hair and brown eyes.

Missing since the age of 21.
Date of Birth: 1966-10-30

Josée Boutin
Josée Boutin

Last seen in Ottawa in February 1988.

She has not been heard from since this time. Josee Boutin is described as a white female, 5'5", 120 pounds and a medium build. Boutin has long brown hair and brown eyes.

Missing since the age of 21.
Date of Birth: 1966-12-24

Yves Jodouin
Yves Jodouin

Last seen in Ottawa in July 1984.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Yves Jodouin is described as a white male, 4’7, 83 pounds.

Yves Jodouin has blond hair and hazel eyes.

Missing since the age of 16. 
Date of Birth: 1967-12-02

Konrad Murach
Konrad Murach

Last seen in Ottawa in February 1984.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Konrad Murach is a white male, 5’6 and 170 pounds.

Konrad Murach has brown hair and grey eyes.

Missing since the age of 43. 
Date of Birth: 1941-01-07

Angela Hartmann
Angela Hartmann

Last seen in Ottawa in August 1983.

She has not been heard from since that time.

Angela Hartmann is described as a white female, 5’2, 115 pounds.

Angela Hartmann has brown eyes, blond hair and a fair complexion.

Missing since the age of 27.
Date of Birth: 1956-01-04

Lonnie Boudreau
Lonnie Philip Boudreau

Last seen in Ottawa on February 5, 1981 when he left his family residence.

He has not been heard from since that time.

At the time of his disappearance Lonnie was described as white male, 4’6, 85 pounds.

Lonnie Bourdeau has blonde hair, blue eyes and a small gap between his two front teeth.  Lonnie also has a mole on the left side of his neck.

Missing since the age of 11.
Date of Birth: 1970-02-15

Age-progressed photo of Lonnie Boudreau

This is an age-progressed photo of what Lonnie Boudreau may look like as an adult.

Wayne Martin
Wayne Martin

Last seen in Ottawa in November 1981.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Wayne Martin is described as a white male, 5’5, 145 pounds.

Wayne Martin has brown hair and brown eyes.

Missing since the age of 22. 
Date of Birth: 1959-07-29

Frederick Seymour
Frederick Seymour

Last seen in Ottawa in August 1976.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Frederick Seymour is described as a white male, 5’8, 170 pounds.

Frederick Seymour has grey hair and blue eyes.

Missing since the age of 66.
Date of Birth: 1910-03-01

Conor James Brian Sheehan
Conor James Brian Sheehan

Last seen in Ottawa in December 1973.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Connor Sheehan is described as a white male, 6’0, 200 pounds with a medium build. Sheehan has brown eyes and brown wavy hair. 

Missing since the age of 27. 
Date of Birth: 1945-07-28

Alphonse Brochu
Alphonse Brochu

Last seen in Ottawa in January 1967.

He has not been heard from since that time.

Alphonse Brochu is a white male, 5’9, 150 lbs.

Alphonse Brochu has light hair and a fair complexion.

Missing since the age of 46.
Date of Birth: 1919-09-04

The Ottawa Missing Persons Unit consists of one Sergeant and two Investigators whose mandate is to investigate and locate persons reported as missing to ensure their safety and well being, resulting in approximately 2500 reports each year. The majority of missing persons involves youths (under the age of 16) who are usually located within a short time period however some investigations, mostly adults (16 years of age and older) can go on for months, even years.

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