Man with area ties missing in Montana
A vigil and fundraiser was held last weekend to support the family of a man who went missing in Montana earlier this month.
Cameron Collin, 37, has been missing for nearly a month after travelling to attend the wedding of a friend in Billings, Montana on October 4. Cameron is the son of Glenn Campbell, of Airdrie, a volunteer with the Pioneer Acres Society near Irricana which has a number of Drumheller and area volunteers.
A vigil was held at Pioneer Acres on Sunday, October 28 which saw around $2,000 raised for the Collin family, who have been searching for answers in the disappearances of their son.
Cameron attended the wedding of a former college roommate on October 4 and was last seen at a bachelor party that night. According to the CBC, Cameron and the groom’s party had been drinking at a rural property that night, and when the group went into town to go to the bar they had left Cameron at a shed at the party around 10:30 p.m. When the group returned around mid- night, Cameron was gone but the group had assumed he either fell asleep in a camper trailer or had went to a hotel room he had booked in Billings. Police say his cell phone activity showed he had trav- elled part way into town but the signal ended, possibly because his phone died. His disappearance wasn’t reported to police until October 7.
The family has regularly spoke to media through- out western Canada and the United States, but don’t have any answers to Cameron’s disappearance.
Pioneer Acre’s Lyle Rowe attended the vigil this weekend and says the ‘nightmare’ the family must be going through is almost unfathomable.
“People who have kids or grandkids, their minds must start to think what it would be like… you can hardly imagine.”
The funds raised this weekend will be donated towards the family, who also have a GoFundMe page, https:// ca. gofundme. com/ missingairdrie-man-in-billings-mon, set up to raise funds to cover the many trips and search efforts the family has undertaken in their search for Cameron.
Cameron Collin, 37, was last seen at a bachelor party in Billings, Montana on October 4.