North American Missing Persons Network
Thomas Robert Spence

Above Image: Spence, circa 1993

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 15, 1993 from Burntwood River, Manitoba
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 4, 1963
  • Age: 30 years
  • Height: 5'8"; (172.72cm)
  • Weight: 161 lbs.; (73.02kgs)
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Native
  • Gender: Male
  • Case Number: MB20003 1993-9036; MB10067 1993-7097

  • Details of Disappearance
    On September 15, 1993 three men including Spence were enroute to Wuskwatim Lake intending to engage in commercial fishing.
    The men departed Norway House, and according to the only survivor they hit a rock and the motor quit. The boat was not
    equipped with a starter and the men were unable to restart the boat prior to going through the rapids. Despite an intensive
    land, water and air search the bodies of the two men were never recovered.

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

    Source Information
    Manitoba Chiefs of Police