Search and rescue operation called off for missing Salmo man

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RCMP called off the search and rescue operation for a missing Salmo man last week.

On Thursday crews from around the region scoured a large area from Cottonwood Lake, to Christina Lake and Grand Forks, looking for 58 year old Cory McKay.

The search including 14-hundred square kilometres of airplane searching, 30 km's of lake shoreline searching by helicopter, and 70 volunteers with 21-hundred man hours of searching by foot, vehicle, quads and UTV's.

RCMP say although the search is suspended,  the RCMP investigation continues, and if there's new information the search will resume.