On January 15, 2024, the East Algoma OPP received a missing person report involving 5-year-old Nakina BOYER who had departed her residence with her mother on this date. There was a scheduled appointment they failed to attend.
On January 20, 2024, shortly after 7:00 p.m., the OPP initiated a traffic stop and located 5-year-old Nakina BOYER and her mother Jeanette NIGANOBE who were passengers in a vehicle travelling westbound on Highway 17 near the Town of Dryden.
The investigation is continuing, and more information will be provided when it becomes available.
The OPP would like to thank their policing partners, the public and media partners for their assistance in this investigation.