Happy Val­ley-Goose Bay man re­ported miss­ing found safe

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A 36-year-old man from Happy Val­ley-Goose Bay who was re­ported miss­ing on Sept. 13 week who found safe four days later.

Ac­cord­ing to an RCMP re­lease, po­lice were con­tacted at ap­prox­i­mately 9 p.m. on Sept. 13 and told the man had failed to re­turn from a trip to his cabin on Birch Is­land in Lake Melville.

Happy Val­ley-Goose Bay Ground Search and Res­cue, aided by two boats and ATVs, was de­ployed but did not find the man.

The search re­sumed at 7 a.m. on Sept. 17 with the as­sis­tance of a he­li­copter from Uni­ver­sal. The aerial search lo­cated the man at ap­prox­i­mately 8:30 a.m. in a wooded area.

He was re­ported to be sit­ting near a fire and in good health.

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