North American Missing Persons Network
Gary Michael Pinkney

Above Image: Pinkney, circa 1976

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 19, 1976 from Fort Churchill, Manitoba
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 16, 1937
  • Age: 38 years
  • Height: 5'10"; (177.8cm)
  • Weight: 224 lbs.; (101.6kgs)
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Mole on left side of neck.
  • Clothing: Blue parka with fur collar, beige boots, brown work shirt.
  • Case Number: MB10012 76-701-4; MB10067 89-10403

  • Details of Disappearance
    On Sunday April 18, 1976, at approximately 12:00 P.M., Gary Michael Pinkey departed his residence in Fort Churchill,
    Manitoba on his snowmobile. He was destined for the Hudson Bay and had planned to return home that same evening. On
    April 19, 1976 at approximately 8:00 A.M., Helen Pinkeney contacted the Churchill RCMP Detachment and reported that her
    husband had not yet returned home. Extensive searches were done of the area by land and by air for several days with
    negative results. The remains of Pinkney have not been located and given his intended route, it is presumed that 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