UPDATE - Search called off:

Turner Valley RCMP announced Sunday morning that the body of Maxwell James Mayling has been discovered. 

His death is not considered suspicious and the RCMP thank the public's help.


Turner Valley RCMP is currently helping with a search for 50-year-old Maxwell James Mayling along with the Calgary Police Service and the Calgary Search And Rescue Association (CALSARA).

Maxwell's vehicle, a maroon 2009 Buick Enclave, was found Saturday, April 8, 2023 on Highway 40 near the gate by Highwood Junction near Highwood House.

It is believed he may have left the Calgary area to go hiking in Kananaskis. He was last seen in Calgary on Tuesday April 4, 2023.

Maxwell James Mayling is described as:

  • 6’0’’
  • 180 pounds
  • Brown hair
  • Brown eyes

If you have any information as to Maxwell’s whereabouts or you were in this area this weekend and saw him, please contact the Turner Valley RCMP at 403-933-4262 or your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store. To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.


RCMP are searching for a missing person in Kananaskis Country.

The RCMP shutdown Hwy 940 at Highwood House in southern K-Country on Saturday morning as the search continues.

Highwood House is at the junction of Hwy 541/Hwy 40 and Hwy 940.

Members of the Foothills Search and Rescue team and the Cochrane Search and Rescue teams are involved.

More details are expected from the RCMP this afternoon.

Red circled area is where RCMP have shutdown Hwy 940 as a search for a missing person is underwayRed circled area is where RCMP shutdown Hwy 940.