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Mounties in BC ask 'entire country' to help them find person of interest in murder case

An RCMP detachment in British Columbia is asking all of Canada to help them find a person of interest in a murder investigation.

Mounties in Nanaimo believe Steven Michael Bacon, 59, has information related to the killing of 16-year-old Makayla Chang.

<who> Photo credit: RCMP

She went missing in March 2017 and police found her body two months later.

“At this point, we have exhausted all avenues of investigation and have been unable to locate Mr Bacon,” said Sgt Rob Graves of the Nanaimo SCU.

<who> Photo credit: RCMP

“While we cannot rule out that he is in Nanaimo or remains on Vancouver Island, we have been unable to locate him and are now asking the entire country to help us, as we believe he has important information.”

Bacon is described as:

  • White

  • 200 lbs

  • 5ft 10in

  • Grey hair

  • Teardrop tattoo under his left eye

  • Bugs Bunny tattoo on his upper right arm

  • Unidentified tattoo on the back of his right hand

<who> Photo credit: RCMP

Mounties added that Bacon could be using the following names:

  • Michael Dufour

  • Michael Vincent Defoure

  • Steven Michael

  • Mike Vincent

  • Mike Jannis

He is also known to use public transit.

<who> Photo credit: RCMP </who> Chang.

Anyone who has information about Bacon’s whereabouts is asked to call their local police or the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.

To remain anonymous, visit Crime Stoppers at or call 1-800-222-8477.

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