(BOBCAYGEN, ON) – The Peterborough County Detachment of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is pleased to advise that shortly after 10:30a.m., Mr. Bartley was located and appears to be in good health.

The OPP and the family wish to thank the public and the media and those who participated on social media for their assistance as this investigation draws to a close.


(BOBCAYGEN, ON) – The Peterborough County Detachment of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting the assistance of the public in locating a missing person from Trent Hills, Ontario.

Last evening, shortly after 6:00p.m., the Peterborough County OPP received a report from concerned family members after 90-year old Kenneth Bruce BARTLEY failed to show up for dinner at the family residence. A search of the area utilizing the Central Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and a canine unit was immediately commenced but was suspended after midnight due to darkness.

The search has commenced again this morning and OPP resources which include ERT, canine and the OPP helicopter are currently in the Ellwood Crescent area of Bobcaygen where Mr. Bartley resides.

Mr. Bartley is described as: 

M/W, 5’8, 140lbs, slim build, gray/black balding hair, Blue eyes, wearing black framed eye glasses and walks with a slight limp. He was last seen wearing a dark brown plaid shirt, dark blue jeans, a black puffy style down type jacket and black running shoes with Velcro closures.

The OPP have determined that Mr. Bartley was last seen at approximately 10:00a.m., and it is believed that he was on foot walking east on Moonline Road. He is known to walk extensively in the area and although in physically good health, his family and the OPP are concerned for his wellbeing.

The OPP are asking people who reside in the area to please check their properties and any outbuildings.

Anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of Mr. Bartley is asked to please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.