Ken Derkach has been reported missing by Salmon Arm RCMP, who are requesting the public’s help to locate him.
Derkach is a familiar face in Salmon Arm, one of several people who are without homes in the community.
He has lived here for several years, recently spending many of his days sitting with his friend Frank Johnson near the entrance to Centenoka Park Mall. He was last seen on May 26.
RCMP describe him as a white male, 56 years, five foot seven inches tall, with a slim build. He is balding with grey hair, a grey beard and hazel eyes.
The Salmon Arm RCMP say they are concerned for his health and well-being and urge anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 250-832-6044 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.