North American Missing Persons Network
Brian Dean Esmoil

Above Image: Esmoil, circa 1981

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 13, 1981 from Churchill River, Manitoba
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 5, 1957
  • Age: 23 years
  • Height: 6'0"; (182.88cm)
  • Weight: 150 lbs.; (68.04kgs)
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Wore glasses or contacts.
  • Case Number: MB10012 1981-882; MB10067 1981-5200

  • Details of Disappearance
    On September 22, 1981, Churchill RCMP received a call from Mrs. Esmoil advising her two sons, and two friends were late
    on returning from a canoe trip. On August 18, 1981, Brian Dean Esmoil, his brother, and two friends headed out on an
    extended canoe trip from Leaf Rapids to Churchill. Numerous items, belonging to the men were found on shore. The bodies
    of three of the four travellers were recovered and death was due to drowning. The body of Brian Esmoil has never been
    recovered and it is presumed he drowned.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Winnipeg RCMP
    (204) 983-5461

    Source Information
    Manitoba Chiefs of Police