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New push to keep missing Brackendale teen top of mind

Poster draws attention to Squamish case

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Jodi Henrickson has been missing since June 20 of 2010 but it is hoped that the creation of a new poster aimed at drawing attention to the effort to find her will generate some new leads.

The poster was created by Sea to Sky Crime Stoppers with support from the Integrated Homicide Unit (IHIT) and the RCMP.

B.C. Ferries is supporting the poster project by putting the poster up at ferry terminals. The new poster has been distributed throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor and Bowen Island as well.

"We are hitting the media with this now, but (we will be hitting it) with even more energy when the anniversary of Jodi's disappearance takes place," wrote Crimestoppers volunteer Helmut Manzl in a post on the Facebook page dedicated to finding Henrickson.

IHIT took over the Henrickson file in March. At that time, Cpl. Dale Carr said the information gathered to that point indicated Henrickson met with foul play.

Henrickson's former boyfriend, Gavin Arnott, was the last person to see the Squamish teen. Friends of Henrickson's reported they saw her at two house parties before she disappeared. A restraining order in place at the time stipulated that Henrickson's former boyfriend wasn't supposed to be near her. Arnott told reporters and police that the pair had a disagreement and they went separate ways at about 5:30 a.m. on June 20, 2009.

RCMP investigators wouldn't talk this week about suspects, but Sgt. Jennifer Pound of IHIT said sometimes the police know people have information that they feel is too small to report. Pound said in cases like the Henrickson disappearance there's no information too small to report.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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