An update was provided at 1:10 pm on December 22,  Brooks RCMP regret to advise that John Penner was located deceased. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends."

There will be no further details released at this time. 


Original Story:

The Brooks RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate a missing male. 94-year-old John Penner was last seen on Dec. 18, 2022. Brooks RCMP wish to locate John to confirm his wellbeing.

John Penner is described as 5'7", approximately 200 lbs with grey hair and brown eyes.  John may be wearing his winter boots and a camouflage jacket and is believed to be driving his 1997 Honda CRV SUV vehicle with Alberta License plate: BYS 8887.

If you have any information to the whereabouts of John, please contact the Brooks RCMP at 403-794-4400. If you have information about this and you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.