RCMP hit roadblocks in missing woman case

Laverne Hazel Vetters has been missing for more than a year, and RCMP are now taking a different approach to finding her.

  • Dec. 10, 2013 1:00 p.m.

Laverne Hazel Vetters has been missing since November of last year.

The Chilliwack RCMP Serious Crime Unit is asking for the public’s help to find a woman who’s been missing for over a year.

Laverne Hazel Vetters was last seen Nov. 7 of last year, at 9:30 p.m. in the Watson Road/Vedder Road area. She was reported missing seven days later. The 53 year old had failed to show up for some health care appointments and was not taking prescribed mediation when she vanished.

The RCMP had up to eight investigators tracking down leads, but they’ve hit a wall at every turn.

We are reaching out to the community and to Vetters’ friends to assist us in solving this disappearance,” said Cpl. Len vanNieuwenhuizen.

Vetters is described as five-feet-nine and 150 pounds, with long grey hair and blue eyes. She did not have a vehicle, and often rode a bicycle around the south side of Chilliwack.

Anyone with information is asked to call the RCMP at 604-792-4611 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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