File Hills Police Service confirms missing snowmobiler Daniel James Spencer has been found deceased.

Police Chief Lennard Busch says searchers located Spencer at around noon today approximately three kilometers east of the community center on the Carry the Kettle First Nation.

Busch says Spencer was found near his snowmobile. He says it appears Spencer may have tried to start a fire.

Spencer was reported missing Sunday. The coroner’s service is investigating the death.

(Updated 2:09PM Monday Feb. 25.)


File Hills First Nations Police say they need help in finding a missing 33-year-old man.

Police say Daniel James Spencer was last seen on the Carry the Kettle First Nation on Sunday around 5:30 pm, driving a snowmobile.

It’s believed he was headed off the reserve, but a direction was not given.

Spencer was wearing black snow pants, black jacket, a blue hoodie and a black and white snowmobile helmet.

He is described as standing approximately 5’6” tall, 140 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Spencer’s snowmobile is a black Polaris, with a green hood and a Roughrider logo on it.

Anyone with Information on the whereabouts of Daniel James Spencer is asked to call the File Hills First Nation Police Service or Crime Stoppers.

(Photo: Daniel James Spencer Facebook.)