A 70-year-old woman from the Rural Municipality of Piney is still missing.

On Thursday of last week, Sprague RCMP received a request to check on the wellbeing of Ywanna (Jean) Backman. She was last seen on Friday, October 13th.

Officers attended and searched her property and residence but were unable to locate her.

The RCMP and her family are concerned for her wellbeing.

The search and investigation continue with the assistance of the Manitoba RCMP Search and Rescue Team.

Anyone who has seen her or who has information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Sprague RCMP at 204-437-2041, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.


In response to Canada's Online News Act and Meta (Facebook and Instagram) removing access to local news from their platforms, SteinbachOnline encourages you to get your news directly from your trusted source by bookmarking this page and downloading the SteinbachOnline app.