No new leads a day after Yellowknife man reported missing

Police had no update on the whereabouts of Yellowknife man Detocho Anis Abel, a day after appealing for the public’s help in locating him.

Abel has not been seen for 10 days since appearing in the city’s Engle business district on Monday, March 5.

RCMP launched an appeal for sightings of Abel on Tuesday, giving his description as “First Nations, 5 ft 7 in, 205 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.” He is 28 years old.


On Wednesday evening, Abel remained listed as missing and the investigation continued.

If you have information on his whereabouts, you can contact Yellowknife RCMP at 867-669-1111. If you want to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS or use their online service.