Image: Deanne circa 1981
Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: January 25, 1981 from Rahls Island, Manitoba, Canada
Classification: Lost, Injured Missing
Date Of Birth: September 23, 1972
Age: 8 years old
Height and Weight: 4’0″; 55 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: White Female, Brown hair, Blue eyes
Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black balaclava, white/blue ski jacket, white ski pants, and a pair of brown rubber boots
Circumstances of Disappearance
Deanne was last seen in Rahls Island, Manitoba, Canada on January 25th 1981. She was playing with two other children on the ice of the Saskatchewan River when the ice broke and Deanne and another child broke through into the water. The other child was able to pull themself out but Deanne could not. She was last seen going under the water.
The ice on the river was thin from warm water that was being dumped by the mill into the river. Despite searches of the waters, Deannes body was not recovered and she’s presumed to have perished in the water. She remains listed as a missing person.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Winnipeg RCMP Cold Case Unit 204-983-5461