Merle Newcombe
North American Missing Persons Network
Merle Newcombe

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 29, 1959 from Chapleau, Ontario
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 50
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics:
  • Case Number: 20080169

  • Details of Disappearance
    On October 29, 1959, Merle Newcombe and George Weeden were reported missing to White Eiver OPP.

    The two men had been at a lodge operated by Mr. Newcombe at mile 107 of the CPR line, west of chapleau, ON. Weeden and Newcombe had planned a hunting trip and both were last seen between mile marker 106 and 107 of the CPR line southeast of White Eiver and west of Chapleau.

    A large-scale search was conducted at the time, and again in the following spring (1960). The search failed to locate the two men, and to date, they have not been located.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Superior East OPP

    Source Information
    National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains