The astounding amount of information and tips received from the public were vital to the return of the letters. The RCMP wish to thank the public and media for their interest and assistance with this investigation.
Original Release: Rimbey RCMP are trying to reunite letters and family
Rimbey, Alta. (Feb. 19, 2016) – On Feb. 5, 2016 at 11:05 a.m., Rimbey RCMP members responded to a complaint at a local gas station where investigation led them to arrest a female driver in a stolen vehicle and consequently, to recover some very sentimental keepsakes.
A bundle of handwritten letters between Margaret Clark and Gen. Mungo Clark, dating back to 1946 were found in the vehicle. The RCMP has seized these letters and have them safely secured.
Rimbey RCMP are appealing to the public to assist in locating any relations to Margaret Clark and Mungo Clark in order to return their letters. These letters are likely of sentimental value to family members and have been preserved by someone since 1946. The RCMP cares strongly about seeing the letters returned to where they belong. An address on one of the envelopes indicates that Mungo Clark was with the Canadian Army, Overseas; 40th Battery, 11th Field Regiment.
Kaylyn Holmgren, 26, has been charged with a total of 20 criminal code property and provincial traffic offences. After a judicial interim release hearing, Holmgren was released from Rimbey Detachment on bail, and is scheduled to appear in court in Rimbey on Mar. 4, 2016.