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Vanished: Lost men and missing boys of northern B.C.

There has been a lot of focus on the missing women of northern British Columbia, but it can be a dangerous place for men, as well. In this special series, Daybreak takes a look at some men who have vanished into B.C.'s north. You can stream or download the full series, or listen to individual segments below.



The numbers of missing men

In this introduction, associate producer Wil Fundal provides some statistics on the missing.

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The search for "Smurf"

Over six weeks ago, Alvin Clayton, Jr., known as "Smurf" to friends and family, vanished while swimming with friends in Terrace. Now his father holds a careful vigil over the water, hoping for closure.

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Missing 24-year-old's family feasts for hope

Maxwell Brown, Jr. was visiting friends in the small island community of Klemtu on the north coast last spring when he disappeared between houses. This weekend, his family held a feast to thank those who have helped in the research, and to renew hope they might find Maxwell.

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"He sounded scared and that was the last time I heard from him": The search for Tyler Fetterly

Tyler Fetterly went missing from downtown Prince George in October 2011. His mother describes him as friendly and helpful, but RCMP say he is "known" and "higher risk." But while his criminal past could have played a role in his disappearance, they simply don't have enough information to figure out what happened. For all intents and purposes, he simply vanished.

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American filmmaker disappears in search of the Spirit Bear

Warren Sills was a documentary in search of the elusive Spirit Bear in B.C.'s north when he suddenly disappeared. George Baker brings us his story.

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Between school and home, teen boy disappears

Five years ago, Luke Degerness left his Prince George Secondary high school and was not seen again. As Daybreak's Robert Doane tells us, the search for him still continues.

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Missing child haunts former RCMP officer

A decade ago, young Joseph Foster vanished from the Salmon River. It's a case that still haunts former RCMP officer Gary Godwin.

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