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OffbeatBoy's Grim Discovery Solves Missing Person's Case From 1992

05:55  10 september  2019
05:55  10 september  2019 Source:   insideedition.com

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REVELSTOKE, British Columbia — A curious 13-year-old boy discovered a vehicle in a lake in Canada and helped solve the case of a woman who The body was that of Janet Farris, of Mill Bay, British Columbia, who had gone missing in the fall of 1992 as she was driving to a wedding in Alberta

A 13-year-old boy inadvertently solved the missing persons case of a woman who disappeared 27 years ago in British Columbia, Canada. The body was revealed to be that of Janet Farris, from Mill Bay, B.C., who went missing in 1992 – 14 years before Max was even born – as she drove to a

Boy's Grim Discovery Solves Missing Person's Case From 1992© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. The car he found had been at the bottom of a lake in Canada for 27 years.

A 13-year-old boy has helped solve the mystery of an elderly woman who went missing in Canada nearly three decades ago.

In the fall of 1992, Janet Farris, a 70-year-old mother from British Columbia, was driving to a wedding in Alberta. After stopping for gas, she was never seen again.

Her family and police searched high and low, but neither she nor her car were ever found. Over the years, her relatives resigned themselves to believing she had perished in some kind of road accident.

But a few weeks ago, young Max Werenka was out on Griffin Lake, near Revelstoke, B.C., when he saw a car, upside down, in the cloudy water. It was some 16 feet below his boat.

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A curious 13-year-old boy discovered a vehicle in a lake in Canada last month, and helped solve the case of a woman who went missing 27 years ago. The body was that of Janet Farris, of Mill Bay, British Columbia, who had gone missing in the fall of 1992 as she was driving to a wedding in Alberta

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Back on shore, at Griffin Lake Cabins, which his parents operate on the shores of the mountain lake, the family contacted Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The Werenkas initially though the car was from a recent crash, but police told them they had already dragged that vehicle from the small body of water.

Boy's Grim Discovery Solves Missing Person's Case From 1992© Royal Canadian Mounted Police The boy took video of the sunken car with his GoPro camera.

So off went Max and two local officers, trying to find the spot where the boy had seen the sunken car. Visibility was bad on that day, so Max jumped into the water with his GoPro camera and took a look around. He came back up with video of the vehicle.

RCMP divers went in and hooked the trapped Honda to a tow truck and pulled it from the water. A female body was behind the wheel of the 1986 Accord. The license plate was registered to Farris. Identification inside the car bore the same name.

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A curious 13-year-old boy discovered a vehicle in a lake in Canada last month, and helped solve the case of a woman who went missing 27 years ago. The body was that of Janet Farris, of Mill Bay, British Columbia, who had gone missing in the fall of 1992 as she was driving to a wedding in Alberta

A curious 13-year-old boy discovered a vehicle in a lake in Canada last month, and helped solve the case of a woman who went missing 27 years ago. The body was that of Janet Farris, of Mill Bay, British Columbia, who had gone missing in the fall of 1992 as she was driving to a wedding in Alberta

Police contacted Farris' family and told them of their find. "I think the worst was not knowing," her 62-year-old son, George Farris, told the CBC. "Given a sad situation, it's the best of all outcomes."

The woman's remains will be cremated and placed next to her husband, who died in 1984.

Police speculated the woman swerved to avoid an animal or lost control of the car and rolled into the lake. There was no damage to the front of the car, leading investigators to surmise she did not strike anything.

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