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Salmon Arm RCMP would like public’s help locating missing woman

Friends and family say it is out of character for Shiean Black Kettle to be gone for so long
Shiean Black Kettle was last seen in Vernon area in August; she may have travelled to Quesnel or Prince George. (Salmon Arm RCMP image)

Salmon Arm RCMP would like the public’s help locating a woman who was last seen in the Vernon area in early August. Shiean Black Kettle was reported missing on Sept. 2, 2022.

She is described as 28 years old, Indigenous, 5 ft 8 in (176 cm), 130 lbs (62 kg), with blonde or purple hair and brown eyes.

Police said she has multiple tattoos including a distinctive cross on top of her left hand.

“Since Shiean Black Kettle’s disappearance, police have followed up on several leads and possible sightings. However she remains missing. It is possible that she is travelling, or has travelled to Quesnel, or Prince George.

“Police are very concerned for Shiean Black Kettle’s health and well-being and friends and family report that it is out of character for her to be out of contact for this long,” reads a media release.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Shiean Black Kettle is urged to contact the Salmon Arm RCMP at 250-832-6044 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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Martha Wickett

About the Author: Martha Wickett

came to Salmon Arm in May of 2004 to work at the Observer. I was looking for a change from the hustle and bustle of the Lower Mainland, where I had spent more than a decade working in community newspapers.
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