Missing Toronto senior found four hours after reported missing

Phyllis Kurina, 71, was last seen on Monday, Nov. 3 at approximately 11:40 a.m., in the Concorde Place and Wynford Drive area.

Toronto police have located a woman who was last seen on Monday morning.

Phyllis Kurina, 71, was reported missing on Tuesday, Nov. 4 and was found near Wynford Drive and the Don Valley Parkway.

The Toronto police issued a comment on Twitter, at @TPSOperations explaining that Kurina had been found, and thanked the media and public for their assistance.

Information provided from CanadianMissing.ca indicates that 66 per cent of missing adult reports are removed within the first 24 hours. 85 per cent are removed within a week.

Ontario Missing Persons Report 2013

The information also indicated that in most Canadian missing persons reports filed, the reason for the disappearance remains unknown, whether the individual is found or not. It also indicated that men are reported missing more often than women in every category except for parental abduction.

Additionally, the leading known cause for disappearance is a missing person running away from home. Further information indicates that Ontario has the second highest amount of missing persons reports filed in Canada, with 28 per cent. British Columbia has the highest amount, with 36 per cent.

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By: Shawn Fournier
Copy editor: Christopher Lum, Tanya Debi
Posted: Nov 5 2014 11:01 am
Filed under: News