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Melfort, Sask. RCMP find missing man dead

A 30-year-old man who was last seen on Jan. 3, 2022 was recently located and pronounced dead by Melfort RCMP. Police stated that no foul play is suspected.
A 30-year-old man who was last seen on Jan. 3, 2022 was recently located and pronounced dead by Melfort RCMP. Police stated that no foul play is suspected. Global News / File

Police confirmed they have located the body of a man from the Melfort area who first went missing in January.

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On April 8, the Melfort RCMP found 30-year-old Quade Ballantyne dead after officers conducted patrols in an area just outside of Melfort.

“Through a joint investigation between the Saskatchewan RCMP and Saskatchewan Coroners Service, pending final results of the autopsy and toxicology, preliminary indication is that no foul play is suspected in relation to Quade’s death,” RCMP said in a media release. “Our thoughts are with his family.”

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Ballantyne was last seen on Kennedy Drive in Melfort on Monday, Jan. 3.

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