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Red Deer RCMP seek assistance locating missing elderly man - LOCATED

January 11, 2022 2:39 PM

Red Deer, Alta. – The Red Deer RCMP can confirm that Eric Gilchrist has been located. The RCMP thank the media and public for their assistance.


July 27, 2021

The Red Deer RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate a missing elderly man. 88-year-old Eric Gilchrist was reported missing July 27 by family concerned for his wellbeing. Eric was last seen around 9 a.m. driving his white 2002 Buick Lesabre, licence plate number CER 111.

Eric is described as:

  • 5’7”
  • 160 lbs
  • Blue eyes
  • White hair
  • Wears eye glasses
  • Possibly wearing tan pants and dress coat

A photo is attached.

If you have been in contact with Eric Gilchrist, or have information on his whereabouts, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.