On September 2, 2019, at approximately 3:55 pm, officers from the Sprague RCMP detachment received a report of an abandoned vehicle located on a rural property in the RM of Piney, located off of Highway 12 near Road 81E.
Officers attended the location and confirmed the vehicle as belonging to Patrik Mathews. A search of the immediate area did not locate him.
The vehicle is believed to have been parked at this location for approximately a week.
The Manitoba RCMP continues to search for Patrik Mathews.
The RCMP believe Mr. Mathews may be under a significant amount of pressure due to this ongoing investigation and the extensive media coverage it has garnered. Anyone who sees him is asked to call police immediately and to avoid engaging with him.
Anyone having information in relation to this investigation can contact the Beausejour RCMP at 204-268-1234 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.
On Monday, August 26, 2019, Beausejour RCMP received a report of a missing 26-year-old male from Beausejour.
Patrik Mathews, 26, was last seen by family members in Beausejour on the evening of August 24, 2019. Efforts to contact and locate him by family and police have been unsuccessful since the report was received.
Patrik is described as 5'10", 180 pounds, with blue eyes and blond hair.
He is believed to be driving a red 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT with Manitoba licence plate number: HXJ 806.
This is a missing person investigation, there is no warrant for arrest and there are no charges pending against the individual.
Family members are concerned for his well-being and are asking Patrik to contact them or the RCMP immediately.
Anyone who may know the whereabouts of Patrik can call the Beausejour RCMP at 204-268-1234 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.