Name :

WEEDEN, George

Case : ON-MM-1959-10-01508


Date Of Disappearance : October 29, 1959
Location Of Disappearance : Chapleau, Ontario
Age At Disappearance : 62 years
Height (estimate) : Unknown
Weight (estimate) : Unknown
Hair Colour : Unknown
Eye Colour : Unknown
Gender : Male
Race : Caucasian
Aliases : Unknown


Dental Information : Unknown
Medical Information : Unknown
Notable Identifiers :

Leg – suffered trauma after being injured in a train wreck; has difficulty walking
Back – suffered a broken back, possible skeletal indications

Clothing/Jewelry : Unknown
Other Personal Items : Unknown
Additional Information :

On October 22, 1959 George and Meryl Newcombe boarded a westbound train heading to Amyot where the Newcombe family operated a lodge. The lodge was located at Mile 107 of the CPR line, west of Chapleau.

The men intended to go on a hunting trip. The men were seen by crew on the train and two Aboriginal trappers on October 23. They were last seen between Mile markers 106 and 107, southeast of White River and west of Chapleau.

When George and Meryl  failed to return to work on October 27th, they were reported missing to police.

A large-scale search was conducted at the time of the disappearance and again in the following spring (1960). Neither man has been located to date.

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police – Superior East Detachment
705-864-1715 or Toll-free 1-888-310-1122
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : OPP RM04024668 – NCMPUR 2008016999
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains
Ontario Provincial Police

Last Modified : July 29, 2019

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