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Story of Eva Mitchell

Eva Mitchell walked away from her home on the Kelly Lake Metis Settlement near Pouce Coupe, B.C. on Aug. 20, 2004.

She was 83 years old. Search teams failed to find any signs of her. Her family told the media they thought she had just gone out for a walk, as she did every day.

They think she went into the wilderness and got lost or disoriented. The media report also said Mitchell is blind in one eye. She had lived in Kelly Lake for more than 40 years and was a hunter and trapper. Dawson Creek RCMP are investigating.


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