Missing woman found near Port Alice

74-year old injured in fall, but otherwise OK one day after being reported missing to Port Hardy RCMP

PORT HARDY— A 74-year old woman reported missing to Port Hardy RCMP Aug. 4 was located the following night near Port Alice, the police announced.

Geraldine Zaplotinsky had suffered a non-life threatening injury as a result of a fall, but was otherwise okay. She was located by a member of her family, along with her car and dog, on a remote logging road approximately 16 kilometers outside of Port Alice.

Zaplotinsky’s family and police wish to thank all those who assisted in this case, including the BC Ambulance Service and the Port Alice Fire Department.

Out of respect for Ms. Zaplotinsky’s privacy, no further details will be released, RCMP said.