MEDIA RELEASE POLICE UPDATE ON MISSING PERSON INVESTIGATION
On Friday, March 2, 2018, a group of community members gathered peacefully at the Akwesasne Mohawk Police station in Kana:takon (St. Regis) to express their concerns regarding the disappearance of Kenneth Leaf and progress of the police investigation. In follow up meetings over the weekend, AMPS investigators have identified that there was a miscommunication that has been rectified. AMPS investigators responded directly to the immediate family’s questions and concerns and reassured them that the investigation has continued intensely.
“Locating Mr. Leaf continues to be of highest priority to AMPS,” said Chief of Police Shawn Dulude.
Last week arrangements were made with the Ontario Provincial Police to provide additional air search assistance. The air searches are planned to continue this week, weather permitting.
Chief of Police Dulude contacted Mr. Leaf’s family on Sunday, March 4th, to answer any additional concerns they may have had. A meeting has also been scheduled for this afternoon to provide immediate family members with an update on the investigation. The Akwesasne Mohawk Police have been and will continue to provide regular updates to the family.
The case remains active. If you have any information that can help locate Kenneth Leaf and bring peace to his family, please report it to the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service at 613-575-2000 or Crime Stoppers at 613-575-2255. Tips may be submitted anonymously.
DESCRIPTION OF MISSING PERSON:
Name: Kenneth Francis Leaf
Hair: Balding/shaved head, dark brown facial hair (goatee)
Weight: Approximately 230 lbs., heavy build.
Clothing: Last seen wearing a camouflage jacket and green Star Wars hat.