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Sylvan Lake RCMP is requesting assistance in locating a missing person

Derek Coffey (41) was last seen on May 6 in Eckville
Derek Coffey was last seen on May 6 in Eckville. (photo courtesy the Sylvan Lake RCMP)

The Sylvan Lake RCMP is asking the public for help to locate Derek Coffey.

The 41-year-old was last seen on May 6, 2024, in Eckville.

Coffey is 5’11,” 220 pounds, has green eyes, blonde hair, and was last seen wearing a t-shirt and jeans.

Coffey is believed to be travelling in a Silver 2004 Nissan Frontier which has an Alberta licence plate, WCF910.

There is a serious concern for his well-being, and RCMP believes that he may be headed to the Elk Valley, B.C., area.

If individuals have any information regarding Coffey’s whereabouts they can contact the Sylvan Lake RCMP detachment at 403-887-3333.

If people wish to remain anonymous they can submit information by contacting 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.

Sarah Baker

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