ORANGEVILLE, Ont. - Police say they're hoping tips from the public
will help find a missing Orangeville, Ont., woman believed to be a
victim of foul play.
The search for 42-year-old nurse Sonia Varaschin is continuing for a fourth day.
Provincial Police Const. Peter Leon says they're asking people who live
in rural areas around the town to check their property for anything
that looks out of place.
Leon says officers are also are looking
for anyone who may have seen Varaschin's white Toyota Corolla near the
town hall on Sunday night or Monday morning.
car was found in an alley Monday morning and police say they found a
trail of blood inside and outside her home.
Officers say forensic evidence leads them to believe she was a victim of foul play.
air and trail searches of the Orangeville area, some 80 kilometres
northwest of Toronto, have failed to find traces of Varaschin.
She did not show up for work Monday, and her family reported her missing.
police interviewed a potential witness who was driving a van near the
town hall, but the driver was unable to provide any helpful information.
Officers say they have no suspects at this time and believe Varaschin is a victim of a random act.
says Orangeville has seen domestic violence before, but this is the
first random act of violence he can recall in the quiet southwestern