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Police looking for missing person

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UPDATE: Missing person has been found deceased.

Pictou District RCMP is looking for help from the public in locating a missing person.

Kevin Gerard MacDonald, 57, was last seen on Sunday, March 28, at approximately 2 p.m. in Lower Barneys River.

MacDonald is described as being Caucasian, 5-foot-5, approximately 95.25 kg (210 pounds), with short grey hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark sweater and jeans.

According to a press release received from the RCMP, it is believed that MacDonald is driving a grey 2006 Subaru Forrester with Nova Scotia license plate FPG599.

“When someone goes missing, it has deep and far-reaching impacts for the person and those that know them. We ask that people spread the word through social media respectfully,” says the press release.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Kevin Gerard MacDonald is asked to contact Pictou District RCMP at 902-485-4333. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.