LANGLEY, B.C. – Friendsand family of a missing Langley, B.C., woman are planning a candlelight vigil more than a week after her mysterious disappearance.
RCMP say Naomi Onotera was last considered Aug. 28 and that residents near her dwelling are being asked to form police with any video surveillance or dashcam footage from between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. that evening.
Critical crime investigators took over the probe on Sept. 1 and issued a photograph exhibiting her wearing black stretchy pants and a black T-shirt at a retailer on the day she was last considered.
Onotera’s friend Kylie Hannan says the 40-year-conventional woman apparently went for a walk at evening and never returned dwelling, nevertheless it indubitably may be out of character for her to leave alone so late and without her 18-month-conventional daughter.
She says the married woman and kindergarten teacher was having a spy forward to working as a librarian starting next week after being off on maternity leave.
Hannan says Onotera’s mother reported her missing about 20 hours after she was apparently last considered and that the family is emotionally distraught nevertheless grateful for community individuals who joined a search and are attending a candlelight vigil.
“We moral want to send out a message of savor and light and hope,” Hannan says of the gathering on Sunday evening at a park near Onotera’s dwelling.
“Every person appropriate now’s moral praying for her safe return and we want to make certain that wherever she is that that savor is felt and that optimistically we can carry her dwelling.”
This file by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 5, 2021.