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Missing man's vehicle found in city

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The search for a missing Ontario man has expanded to Winnipeg after his vehicle was found abandoned in the city's West End.

Brandon Wheeler, 30, was last seen April 15 in Windsor. He was reported missing the following day after he didn't show up for work.

Family members have publicly expressed concern for his well-being, telling local media outlets they believe him to be suicidal and possibly headed west.

On Friday, Winnipeg police revealed Wheeler's 2010 Jeep Wrangler had been located. No other information was released, including specifically when or where.

Police have now issued a news release asking for help in locating Wheeler, who may be in the city. He is Caucasian, 6-4, with a skinny, muscular build, short brown hair, hazel eyes and pierced ears. He may be wearing a dark leather jacket, T-shirt, jeans and sunglasses.

Anyone with information on Wheeler is asked to call police at 204-986-6250. Wheeler's family and friends have set up a Facebook page filled with updates and information about his case.

 

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 3, 2014 A16

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