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OPP Offering $50,000 Reward For Information On The Disappearance Of Karen Thompson In 2016

KAWARTHA LAKES-The OPP is offering a substantial reward for information on the disappearance of a Toronto area resident.

Police say Karen ‘Karebear’ Thompson was a 43-year-old mother of four children when she was last seen in July 2016. Karen had lived in Toronto (Etobicoke) but led a lifestyle that could be described as transient in nature according to police.

“My investigative team is confident that people have information that could identify the culprits responsible for Karen THOMPSON’s disappearance. Every lead that comes in will be thoroughly investigated. We want to bring resolution to Karen’s family.” said Detective Inspector Chris Josiah, Major Case Manager, OPP CIB

The OPP has created and issued a public appeal for information with a video that includes participation from a member of Karen’s family in the hope of receiving more information to determine Karen’s whereabouts and what may have happened to her. The OPP is encouraging everyone to publicize and share the story with their audiences on their social media channels.

A $50,000 reward for information leading to arrest and conviction of those responsible for Karen’s disappearance is now being offered. Every lead that comes in will be thoroughly investigated. Police urge anyone with information to call the OPP dedicated tip line at 1-844-677-9414, their local police service or – to remain anonymous – call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at https://crimestoppers.ca/send-a-tip/.


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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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