Brantford police say foul play is now suspected in the disappearance of 22-year-old Brayden Ferrall.
Back in February, police described his disappearance as “out of character.”
Described as a 22-year-old Caucasian male, 5’10”, 175lbs, medium build with short brown hair and a trimmed beard, Brayden was last seen wearing a black winter jacket with fur around the hood.
Since the date Ferrall was last seen, police have requested the assistance of the public through various media outlets on several occasions.
Additionally, a dedicated tip-line was established for members of the community to reach out to police with any information. Police have received multiple phone calls and Crime Stoppers tips and wish to thank those members of the public who have come forward and spoken to officers.
Detectives continue to encourage anyone who may have information to share it with investigators. A police liaison has been in regular contact with Brayden’s family, sharing updates on the investigation and will continue to offer any available support during this time.
Since the time he was last seen, police have interviewed known associates and friends. Additionally, multiple canvasses have been conducted in an effort to obtain any information or video that may be available to assist in locating Brayden.
It has been just over six weeks now since Brayden has been missing and police continue to have a dedicated detective team assigned to the investigation.
Due to the circumstances surrounding Brayden’s disappearance and the information learned to date, police are suspecting that foul play is involved. Detectives from the Brantford Police Services Major Crimes Unit are leading this investigation.
The lead investigator, Detective Constable Torek believes there is someone out there who has information that is vital to the investigation.
“If you know something, regardless of how minor you think it is to the investigation, we need you to come forward and report it to police,”stated Det./Cst. Torek.
The Brantford Police Service is encouraging anyone who has any information to contact police by using the dedicated tip-line: 519-756-7050 ext. 2800 or FerrallMissingPerson@police.brantford.on.ca
Anonymous information can also be provided to Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at https://crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/
The Brantford Police Service is appreciative of the information that has been received from the public and remain dedicated to the search for Brayden. As this investigation is active and ongoing, additional updates will be provided as available.