Missing Children Society of Canada

Missing Children Society of Canada

June 05, 2012 13:29 ET

Anonymity Offered for Tips About Prince George Missing Teen

MCSC seeks key information in search for Lucas Degerness

PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 5, 2012) -

Editors' Note: There are photos associated with this release.

The Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC) and the Prince George RCMP will hold a press conference on Thursday, June 7, 2012 regarding the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of Prince George teen Lucas Degerness. Lucas went missing five years ago on June 7, 2007. On the anniversary of Lucas' disappearance, MCSC will call out for that key piece of information needed to resolve this case.

"We want to let people know that they can contact MCSC as well as the RCMP on this case," said Ted Davis, Investigator with MCSC. "Should you wish to contact MCSC, you can choose to remain absolutely confidential and anonymous. Together with the RCMP, our only focus is to resolve this case, and bring some answers for Lucas and his family."

When & Where: 1:00 pm
Prince George RCMP,
999 Brunswick Street,
Prince George, BC
Who will be in attendance:
  • Amanda Pick, Executive Director, Missing Children Society of Canada
  • Ted Davis, Investigator, Missing Children Society of Canada
  • Cpl. Craig Douglass, Communications NCO / Media Liaison Officer, Prince George RCMP
  • Lynn Parry, grandfather of Lucas Degerness

MCSC is the only non-profit organization in North America that employs an in-house team of retired police detectives dedicated to the active search for abducted and missing children.

If anyone has information regarding the disappearance of Lucas Degerness, please contact MCSC confidentially and anonymously at 1-800-661-6160 toll free or tips@mcsc.ca.

About MCSC

Since 1986, the Missing Children Society of Canada has been reuniting missing children with their searching families through professional investigations, public awareness and family support programs. MCSC's team of former police detectives and trained investigators work closely with law enforcement while conducting frontline, hands-on investigative and search activities.

To view the first photo of Lucas Degerness, please visit the following link: http://www.marketwire.com/library/20120605-605mcsc-1.JPG

To view the second photo of Lucas Degerness, please visit the following link: http://www.marketwire.com/library/20120605-605mcsc-2.jpg

Contact Information

  • Missing Children Society of Canada
    Rebecca Scheer
    Communications Manager
    Cell: 403.650.5667
    bscheer@mcsc.ca