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Vigil held in Mount Pearl for missing woman Cortney Lake

Over a hundred people attended a vigil for missing person Cortney Lake Friday night at St. David’s Park in Mount Pearl.  

Cortney Lake's mother Lisa Lake (left) and her grandmother Ann Lynch attend a vigil for the missing woman.

Large posters of the missing woman sat on each end of a stage as relatives, supporters and clergy spoke to those gathered. Lake was last seen in St. John’s on June 7. She is described as being 5’8” tall and weighing 110-120 pounds with light brown hair. She was last seen wearing a grey-hooded parka with a pink hoody (or liner), pink and white plaid shirt, black pants and glasses. Anyone who has information pertaining to the whereabouts of Cortney Lake is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at Two other vigils were planned for the same time at St. Gabriel’s Hall parking lot in Marystown and at the Age Friendly Park in St. Lawrence.

Family members of Cortney Lake hug during a vigil for the missing woman.


Glenda Power (left), her sister Donna Walsh and Donna's husband Vince Walsh take part in a vigil for their niece Cortney Lake Friday night.
Cortney Lake's aunt Glenda Power speaks at a vigil for the missing woman Friday night.

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