Four-year-old Michael Dunahee went missing from a playground in 1991. Photo provided

27th anniversary for the disappearance of Michael Dunahee

Parents hosting annual fun run on March 25

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare.

On March 24, 1991, at 12:30pm, Michael Dunahee was playing on the outdoor equipment at the Blanshard Elementary School.

Michael was being monitored by his parents who – for a few split seconds – diverted their attention.

Then, he was gone.

It’s been 27 years since that day, and the search for Michael continues.

“There’s always new technology coming out, tools that solve mysteries like this,” said Crystal Dunahee, Michael’s mother.

“He’d be 32 years old now, so we’re looking for a young adult… you’re constantly looking.”

On Sunday March 25, the Dunahee family is hosting the annual 5 km fun run and walk to raise money for Child Find BC.

Participants are to assemble at the Esquimalt Rec Centre at 9:30 a.m. Online pre-registration is encouraged.

Micheal is blond with blue eyes and had begun to show freckles.

At the time of his disappearance, he was 3 foot tall and weighed 51 pounds.

anna.james@vicnews.com

Just Posted

Bike dragged several blocks after hit and run

Wheel-less bike dragged underneath van along Dallas Rd. after cyclist hit

WATCH: Moms Stop The Harm respond to opioid crisis

Someone asked her if she does the work for her son. McBain said: “No, actually. I do it for your son.”

Millstream Road closed to traffic at Bear Mountain Parkway

Downed hydro pole blocking both lanes at Industrial Way

Skydiver lands safely after cutting away main chute

Central Saanich emergency services called after witnesses saw spiralling chute

Man arrested at gunpoint outside Vic High

Police were called after he allegedly threatened a teacher with a knife

VIDEO: B.C. ‘escapologist’ stuns judges on Britain’s Got Talent

Matt Johnson says televised water stunt was closest he’s come to death

NAFTA talks hold Foreign Affairs Minister in Washington, substitute heads to NATO summit

NAFTA talks keeping Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, sends substitute to NATO summit

Britain gives long-lost Franklin expedition ships to Canada, Inuit

Deeds to HMS Erebus and HMS Terror signed over to Canada and Inuit Heritage Trust

Grief over deadly Toronto van attack sinks in

Three days after rampage, people still gathering at memorial to lay flowers and honour victims

Liberals urged to tax e-commerce services like Netflix

Trudeau has been adamant that his government wouldn’t increase taxes on online subscriptions

Why some B.C. daycares didn’t opt in to subsidy program

Deadline passes for program aimed at laying foundation for universal child care

Charges follow collisions between pickup and police vehicles in Nanaimo

Majore Jackson, 32, and Andrew John Bellwood, 47, from Nanaimo, face numerous charges

Been a long day? Here’s cute puppies in training

Group is training next batch of assistance dogs at Vancouver International Airport

Most Read