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Cold Cases: Cédrika Provencher, Trois-Rivières (2007)

The Story

Two days after nine-year-old Cédrika Provencher vanished while out on her bike, the people of Trois-Rivières are out in force. It's a scorching summer day, but over 300 volunteers have turned out to look under porches, in local fields and in parks for any sign of the girl. There's still no trace of Cédrika, although her red bike was found behind a garbage bin. As this 2007 report from CBC-TV points out, fears for Cédrika's life are mounting as the hours pass. 

Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: Aug. 2, 2007
Reporter: Lynne Robson
Duration: 2:41

Did You know?

• Cédrika Provencher, who was nine years old at the time, disappeared on July 31, 2007. Early in the search, witnesses reported her asking for help finding a man's lost dog. Four other girls also came forward to report that a stranger had asked for their help tracking down a dog.

• In June 2009, two years after the disappearance of Cédrika Provencher, Quebec lawyer Guy Bertrand became involved in the case. He offered a reward of $170,000 for information leading to the discovery of Cédrika or her abductors and pledged total confidentiality for informants.

• In December 2015, a hunter found the girl's remains in the woods near Trois-Rivières.




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