Update: South River man located

August 15, 2017
Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

Derek Gillard, who was reported missing on August 15, 2017, has been located and is safe.

The RCMP would like to thank the Public for their assistance.


Bay Roberts RCMP is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 32-year-old man from South River, Newfoundland.

Derek Richard Gillard was last seen at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 14, 2017 at his residence in South River. Police and family members have been making efforts to locate him through known friends but have been unable to do so. Derek has a medical issue and family want to confirm his safety.

He is described as Caucasian, 5' 8" tall, 200 pounds (90 kilograms), with dark brown hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with information on Derek Gillard's whereabouts is asked to contact the Bay Roberts RCMP at 709-786-2118.


Contact information

Cpl. Matt Christie
Bay Roberts RCMP

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