Search continues for missing Hornby Island kayaker

Orlando Graham of Comox, 16, is still missing after his kayak was found on Hornby Island.

Orlando Graham

Orlando Graham

HORNBY ISLAND — After an extensive search by land, air and water, 16-year-old Orlando Graham remains missing.

The teen’s kayak was found on Hornby Island with its owner nowhere to be found. Graham was last seen June 29 leaving in his red kayak from an area provincial park.

Graham is approximately 5’9”, 145 lbs., with dark brown curly hair and was wearing a long sleeved green shirt and dark jeans.

The Comox Valley RCMP have completed an extensive search with the assistance of many other agencies. To date, there has been no sign of the young man.

According to an RCMP media release issues Wednesday, rural section police officers will continue to make patrols of the Hornby Island shoreline, along with the assistance of the West Coast Marine Section and Air Section when available.

This file remains under investigation by the Comox Valley’s General Investigation Section. Graham is now listed as a missing person and anyone with information is being asked to please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).