UPDATE: The Ontario Provincial Police confirmed Wednesday night that Maria DeWagner was found deceased on her Loyalist Township property.
A report by The Kingston Whig-Standard indicates that DeWagner’s body was located on Wednesday at approximately 3:45 p.m. According to a release issued by the OPP, police are not looking for any suspects and there are no public safety concerns.
The coroner attended the scene and a post-mortem examination has been scheduled for Thursday at Kingston General Hospital.
DeWagner lost her mother, Maria Meyering, a local horse trainer of Wilmarny Farm, on April 1.
REPORTED APRIL 19TH:
The Ontario Provincial Police are searching for a missing woman from Loyalist Township, a community just west of Kingston, Ontario.
Fifty-seven-year-old Maria “Tiny” DeWagner, a horse trainer, rider and employee at Greenhawk Equestrian Sport in Kingston, was last seen at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Thursday April 13th at her farm. She is 5’4” tall, about 250 pounds, with blue eyes and grey hair. She was wearing blue jeans, hiking boots, a grey shirt and a sterling silver horse necklace.
The OPP has employed their emergency response team, canine unit, aviation services and an unmanned aerial system to search her property and surrounding areas.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Napanee OPP during business hours at 613-354-3369, or the provincial communication centre at 1-888-310-1122. People can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Learn more at CKWS Kingston.