Deanne Leigh Bousquet

Above: Deanne circa, 1981


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: January 25, 1981

Missing From: Rahls Island, Manitoba, Canada

Classification: Lost, Injured Missing

Date Of Birth: September 23, 1972

Age: 8 years old

Height and Weight: 4’0″ and 55 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian 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


Details 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.


Investigating Agency

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Winnipeg RCMP Cold Case Unit 204-983-5461


Source Information

The Doe Network