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Yellowknife RCMP say Raven Decoine-Wood located and safe

A police handout image of Raven Decoine-Wood, reported missing in August 2018
A police handout image of Raven Decoine-Wood, reported missing in August 2018.

Police in Yellowknife say a 23-year-old woman not seen for more than a month has now been located and is safe.

Raven Decoine-Wood was reported missing on Thursday but, according to an RCMP news release, had been last seen in Edmonton on July 12.

Police said at the time Raven was last known to be in Yellowknife.

In a statement on Monday, RCMP said Raven “has been located safe and is no longer considered missing.”



It was the seventh RCMP appeal for help locating a missing person in the Northwest Territories in the past month – more than were issued in the first six months of 2018 combined.

The body of Howard Blondin, 39, was discovered four days after he was declared missing in Norman Wells on July 17.

Angel Kalinek was found safe and well in Inuvik a day after being reported missing on July 22.

Jermaine Camsell, missing since July 29, was found dead in Marian Lake on August 1.



Volunteers in Tuktoyaktuk spent a day searching for tourist John Holliday before he was discovered dead in the community’s harbour on August 2.

Nicole Amautinuar, 19, was located safely in Yellowknife on August 8, two days after being reported missing.

Jennel Emile, 12 years old, was reported missing in Fort Smith last weekend but located safe and well later in the same day.