Located – Search Is On For Missing Male At Awenda Provincial Park


At approximately 4:02 p.m. June 25, 2022 the missing person was located by the OPP Aviation unit on a property nearby the park. The individual was transported to an area hospital by County of Simcoe Paramedics for examination and treatment of any injuries he may have sustained in today’s weather.
Investigators wish to thank the various EMS members and members of the public for their assistance during this successful search.


Southern Georgian Bay OPP are seeking the assistance of the public to locate a missing male last observed at 8:30 a.m. June 24, 2022 leaving his camp site with his dog in Awenda Provincial Park. The dog was later located safe in the park, the male has not been located and is still missing.

The missing person is David Hilworth 66 years of British Columbia and is described as being a male white, 6′ 1″ / 185 cm tall, 180 lbs / 82 kg in weight, reading glasses, wearing gray/white checkered shorts, plain orange coloured T-shirt, Green Bay Packers ball cap, black croc footwear.

Investigators from Detachment along with members from the OPP Central Region Emergency Response Unit ERT and Canine Unit (Tytan) along with Parks staff are continuing the search this afternoon in the park grounds.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or opp.southern.georgian.bay@opp.ca . If you wish to remain anonymous please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and anonymous tips can also be provided online at ontariocrimestoppers.ca


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