The search for a 24 year old Williams Lake man was been suspended on Thursday, following an extensive search of the Fraser River and shorelines in the area of the Rudy Johnson Bridge. It was reported that Jordan Siegmueller had fallen from the bridge early Wednesday morning.

On Wednesday July 27, at approximately 00:18 a.m. the Williams Lake RCMP received a report that 24 year old Jordan Siegmueller had accidentally fallen off of the Rudy Johnson Bridge and into Fraser River below. Friends who were with Jordan when he fell, observed him being swept downstream and in distress.

BC Ambulance and an RCMP Police Service Dog were called out immediately. A shoreline search by the police Service Dog at that time, failed to locate the man. The Central Carriboo Search and Rescue Team were activated at the time of the call and commenced their search on the water and shoreline at first daylight Wednesday. An extensive search was carried out until night fall Wednesday and was completed midday Thursday.

RCMP and CCSAR searchers failed to locate the man or any sign of him on Thursday.

Jordan SIEGMUELLER is considered missing at this time and described as:

  • Male 24 year old Caucasian
  • 5’10/ 178 cm
  • 141lbs/64kgs
  • Brown hair
  • Brown eyes
  • Wearing tan pants, a grey shirt and had a red back pack with him.

The Williams Lake RCMP ask that communities downstream from Williams Lake be aware of the this tragic incident and report anything possibly linked to this matter.