Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parents of Manitoba Teen Missing for Nine Years Resume Their Search

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parents of Manitoba Teen Missing for Nine Years Resume Their Search

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Parents of teen missing resume search

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PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Canada - The parents of a missing teenager from Portage La Prairie, Man., say new information has prompted them to resume the search for the remains of their daughter nine years after she disappeared.

On Monday, Jennifer Catcheway's parents Bernice and Wilfred, along with family and volunteers, searched fields and bushes on the outskirts of Dakota Tipi First Nation with a backhoe and cadaver dogs.

Soon after Catcheway vanished in 2008, the family received a tip she went to a party on the First Nation.

Bernice and Wilfred said new information makes them believe now more than ever their daughter's remains are there somewhere.

Catcheway disappeared on her 18th birthday in 2008.

Over the years, the Catcheways have searched the Duck Bay area, Pine Creek, Grand Rapids, Riding Mountain National Park, and have done several other searches on and around Dakota Tipi First Nation. …

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