Niagara Falls was where missing B.C. man was last seen, says NRPS


Published November 23, 2021 at 5:17 pm

Missing man Berhanei Peynado was last seen in Niagara Falls last week. (Niagara Regional Police Service photos)

A 40-year-old man who was visiting Niagara Region from British Columbia has not been seen in a week.

Niagara Regional Police Service issued a bulletin on Tuesday (Nov. 23), saying there is concern for the welfare of Berhanei Peynado. Peynado had been visiting Ontario from his home province of British Columbia, and missed his flight home on Nov. 16.

Further investigation determined that on Nov. 15, Peynado was dropped off at a hotel on Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls. He has not been seen since that time.

Peynado is a Black man who is about five-foot-10 and 210 pounds with a shaved head and a black beard.

Anyone who may have seen Peynado or know his whereabouts is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service by calling 905-688-4111, ext. 1009427.

Information that might assist with any NRPS investigation may also be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers of Niagara (1-800-222-8477 by phone, or online at

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