Chilliwack: With the assistance of BC Coroners Service, the RCMP now confirm that the human remains located on August 21, 2019 has been positively identified as Ethel ‘Grace’ Baranyk, 86, who was reported missing July 13, 2019.
Thanks to the media and public for your assistance.
“Police do not believe that criminality was involved in Ms. Baranyk’s death,” says Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD.
The RCMP and BC Coroners Service have no further information available at this time.
Ethel ‘Grace’ Baranyk is described as:
· Caucasian female.
· Height: 163 cm (5’4”).
· Weight: 54 kgs. (120 lbs).
· Hair: Grey / White cut short and may be in rollers.
· Wearing a grey sweater, grey vest, and navy blue pants.
As RCMP officers supported by Chilliwack Search and Rescue continue to search for Ms. Baranyk they ask the public to remain watchful for her.
“Ms. Baranyk answers to the name Grace and may appear to be disorientated or confused,” says Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD. “Police and caregivers are concerned for Grace’s well-being and believe she may be in need of medical attention.”
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ethel ‘Grace’ Baranyk is urged to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).