Missing woman possibly in Yukon

Police are asking Yukoners to be on the lookout for a missing woman. Shelly Dene, a 26-year-old First Nation woman from Kelowna, B.C.

Police are asking Yukoners to be on the lookout for a missing woman.

Shelly Dene, a 26-year-old First Nation woman from Kelowna, B.C. is described as 5’7” and 111 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.

Dene has been missing since about August 2013 and was reported missing to Edmonton police in November 2013.

New information suggests that Dene may be on her way, or currently in, Yukon.

The Edmonton Police Service has reached out to Yukon RCMP for assistance in the investigation.

Together, the police forces are asking the public for any information that may aid the investigation.

Unconfirmed information received by Edmonton Police Services is that Dene may have been travelling with a First Nations man, possibly in a red truck.

Tips and information can be shared with Const. Shelley Pinch of the Edmonton Missing Person Unit at 780-421-2011, Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or Corporal Calista MacLeod with Yukon RCMP at 867-633-8649.

Contact Sam Riches at

sam@yukon-news.com