File # 2023-477

The Vanderhoof RCMP is seeking public assistance in locating Jay Preston Raphael who was seen walking away from a residence in Saik’uz, BC on February 26, 2023. Raphael has not been seen since and his family and friends are concerned for his wellbeing as this is out of character for him.

Jay Preston Raphael is described as:

  • Indigenous male
  • 27-years-old
  • 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
  • 65 kg (143 lbs)
  • Black hair
  • Brown eyes

He was last seen wearing:

  • Black coat,
  • Blue jeans,
  • Black runners,
  • Baseball hat.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jay Preston Raphael is urged to contact the Vanderhoof RCMP at 250-567-222, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Released by

S/Sgt. Kris ClarkSenior Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 – Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-3961
Cell: 778-228-7857


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