Canada: British tourist goes missing during hike near Vancouver

Posted on December 5, 2013 • Filed under: Canada, Tourist Missing

According to CBC, North Shore Search and Rescue crews have been searching for a missing British tourist since early Wednesday morning. Thomas Billings, 22, was reported missing this week after failing to follow through with his planned travel itinerary in and around Vancouver. Billings, a seasoned traveller and avid hiker, had previously discussed going hiking on the North Shore, which includes North Vancouver and West Vancouver. Tim Jones, search and rescue team leader and spokesman, said that tips submitted to the police placed Billings on the North Shore. By Wednesday afternoon, searchers were following tracks that were spotted by helicopter. Read article

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