B.C. RCMP search rural property after tip about 1993 disappearance of teen girl

By The Canadian Press
August 19, 2016 - 8:30am Updated: August 19, 2016 - 10:30am

COMOX VALLEY, B.C. — Mounties in Comox Valley have searched and excavated a rural property after receiving a tip from the public about a 23-year-old missing person’s case.

Fourteen-year-old Lindsey Nicholls was last seen walking down the street to meet friends at a B.C. Day Celebration in Comox on Aug. 2, 1993.

RCMP say next month would be her 38th birthday and her family has never given up hope that one day they would have answers about her disappearance.

RCMP say 20 forensically trained police officers spent two days this week searching a rural property with an excavator in response to a tip.

Mounties say the search has been completed but the results cannot be shared as the investigation is ongoing.

Cpl. Tammy Douglas says someone may know something, even if they believe it is minor, and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

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