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Jon Riley missing for one year but not in missing person website

Missing: JONATHAN MICHAEL RILEY
D.O.B.: July 3, 1966
Date reported missing:  December 10, 2013
Last seen: On or about May 1, 2013
Location: Meaford, Ontario
Contact to report tips: Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) 1-888-310-1122 or Grey County OPP 519-794-7827 (dispatch centre)


“Mom gone to Toronto for a couple of days. Got my GST.” That was the last note Jon Riley wrote to anyone before disappearing more than a year ago.

When Riley didn’t return after a couple of days, his mother was not alarmed, assuming he had decided to stay in Toronto. It was his younger sister Judi who realized something was wrong when she didn’t get her regular emails from her brother. She said she had a family friend living in Toronto file the missing person report through Toronto’s 22 Division.

Almost a year and a half later, the family is devastated to learn through the fifth estate that Riley was never entered into the RCMP’s national missing persons website.