Sixth anniversary of disappearance of Luke Joly-Durocher

Sixth anniversary of disappearance of Luke Joly-Durocher

In early March 2011, 20-year old Luke Joly-Durocher, of Temiscaming, Quebec, was visiting friends in North Bay. He was last seen shortly before midnight on Friday March 4th, 2011, when he was refused entry into a licenced establishment downtown and left the premises alone.

Over the past six years, North Bay Police Service investigators have conducted hundreds of interviews, and followed up on as many leads and tips, trying to ascertain what had happened to Luke.

“Our thoughts are with Luke’s loved ones. This high-profile investigation into his disappearance has been the subject of much media and community attention and it is one that remains open and active for our investigators,” said Chief Shawn Devine, North Bay Police Service. “We believe this investigation is solvable and we encourage anyone with information to come forward.”

Up to $50,000 reward

As was announced last year, on the fifth anniversary of Luke’s disappearance, the North Bay Police Service, with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, is offering a reward up to $50,000 to anyone who comes forward with information concerning the person or persons responsible for his disappearance.

Luke Joly-Durocher is described as:

  • a white male
  • 20 years old at the time of his disappearance six years ago
  • Brown eyes
  • black, curly and short hair
  • with braces on his upper teeth
  • 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
  • 68 kg (150lb)
  • slender / thin build

For more information on this investigation, visit

How to submit a tip

Anyone with information that may assist the North Bay Police Service’s with this missing person investigation is asked to call 705-497-5555. For those who wish to remain anonymous, contact Near North Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or submit a tip online at