Benjamin Reichert

Benjamin Reichert

RCMP hunt for missing man

Police are very concerned for Benjamin Reichert’s health and well-being.

Kelowna RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a Kelowna man missing for more than 10 days.

Benjamin Reichert was last seen Dec. 23, 2016 by family who reported him as missing to police on Jan. 2, 2017.

“There is nothing to indicate foul play at this time and police believe he may still be in the Kelowna area,” says Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.

Since his disappearance, police have followed up on several leads, however they’ve been unable to locate him.

O’Donaghey says investigators do not believe that he has access to any motor vehicles and police are told that he prefers to walk.

“Police are very concerned for Reichert’s health and well-being, as both his friends and family report that it is out of character for him to be out of contact for this long,” says O’Donaghey.

Benjamin Reichert is described as:

  • Caucasian man

  • 39 years old

  • 6 feet tall

  • 166 pounds

  • Black hair and

  • Blue eyes

Reichert was last seen wearing:

  • Blue coat

  • Grey hoodie

  • Blue jeans

  • Black boots

  • Black toque and gloves and

  • Possibly carrying a navy blue with red backpack

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Benjamin Reichert is urged to contact their local police, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.