Blane MacDougal escaped from Ferndale Minimum Security Federal Institution on April 19, 2008. / Mission RCMP Photo

Mission RCMP still on the hunt for escaped murderer

Asking the public’s help to locate man who escaped almost 11 years ago

The Mission RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance once again in locating a convicted offender serving a life sentence.

Blane MacDougal escaped from Ferndale Minimum Security Federal Institution on April 19, 2008, and his whereabouts are still unknown.

MacDougal, who has been missing for almost 11 years, had been serving a life sentence since May 15, 1969 for Non Capital Murder, Escape Lawful Custody, Indecent Assault, Rape, Kidnap Unlawfully Confine, and Sexual Assault with a Weapon.

MacDougal is described as six feet tall, and weighs approximately 164 pounds. He is balding with brown hair, brown eyes, and has a tattoo dragon on his chest.

The Mission RCMP have followed up on several tips received from the public and have been actively searching for MacDougal since his disappearance in 2008. He is considered a dangerous offender and the public are urged to not approach or make contact with MacDougal if located.

If you have information regarding this or any other crime, call the Mission RCMP at 604-826-7161. If you wish to remain anonymous please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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