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Gay Man Missing In Quebec!

Ian Lambert was last seen leaving a house party in the western part of the Plateau district at about 9 p.m. on Feb. 16.

Family and friends have started a Facebook group and are encouraging everyone to widely share the photos and posts.

They say Lambert walked across the Champlain Bridge to Ottawa the night he disappeared and was last seen in the area of Wellington West and Hintonburg a day later.

The posters describe Lambert as six feet two inches tall with brown hair and brown eyes.

According to police he was last seen wearing a tuque and a multi-coloured scarf draped over a brown dress coat. He was also carrying a backpack.

Gatineau police are asking anyone with information related to Lambert's disappearance to contact them at (819) 246-0222.

by Anonymousreply 7704/19/2019

Any Quebecer Dataloungers know him or have theories?

by Anonymousreply 103/09/2019

He's gorgeous! I would love to find him.

by Anonymousreply 203/09/2019

[quote] He's gorgeous! I would love to find him.

and he was single

by Anonymousreply 303/09/2019

What’s the Plateau district like? Where does that bridge go? Why would anyone walk in sub-zero temp?

Could he have been despondent, and jumped?

by Anonymousreply 403/09/2019

What's a tuque?

by Anonymousreply 503/09/2019

tuque is a Canadian term for a hat seen below

by Anonymousreply 603/09/2019

[quote]They say Lambert walked across the Champlain Bridge to Ottawa the night he disappeared and was last seen in the area of Wellington West and Hintonburg a day later.

This actually makes no sense. Was he last seen the night he disappeared, or was he last seen a day later?

by Anonymousreply 703/09/2019

R7 the reddit page makes it a little clearer. He left the party and didn’t go home that night, but some people think they saw him in another area the next day. No way to confirm if it was him though.

by Anonymousreply 803/09/2019

Was a smiley face painted nearby?

by Anonymousreply 903/09/2019

Are patriotic Toques acceptable?

But patriotic M.A.G.A. hats despicable?

by Anonymousreply 1003/09/2019

[quote]What's a tuque?

Let puffy Will Arnett teach you Canadian slang.

by Anonymousreply 1103/09/2019

[quote]Why would anyone walk in sub-zero temp?

Because, unlike bears, we can't hibernate through the winter.

by Anonymousreply 1203/09/2019

Most likely he was drunk when he left the party and fell off the bridge.

Possibly he was mugged on the bridge and fell (or was pushed) during the scuffle. But at 6'2" I doubt anyone tried to mess with him unless he was out numbered or they had a gun.

But Datalounge will insist it was a gay rape gone wrong, long after the simplest explanation is proven twice over.

by Anonymousreply 1303/09/2019

Looks a bit like The Cockgobbler, no?

by Anonymousreply 1403/09/2019

If he crossed the Champlain Bridge into Ottawa then he's missing in Ontario, but missing from Quebec? Or that he's a Quebec gay man who went missing? Maybe he passed out and froze to death. I'm not kidding, Ottawa can be colder than Mars on some winter days.

by Anonymousreply 1503/09/2019

Champlain Bridge in the summer, links residential areas of Gatineau and Ottawa. The Plateau district in Gatineau is mostly recent-ish suburbia, while Hintonburg is a much older but gentrifying/hipster area of Ottawa.

by Anonymousreply 1603/09/2019

Calling it now. He choked on smegma .

by Anonymousreply 1703/09/2019

Handsome. I'm sure the Canuck detectives are doing their best. If he went missing here in the U.S., they wouldn't give a flaming fuck unless he came from old Yankee blue-blood wealth. Just like they don't give a shite when a black or Mexican person disappears. God bless him.

by Anonymousreply 1803/09/2019

Good looking guy. I hope he turns up ok.

by Anonymousreply 1903/09/2019

Maybe he met a rich Prince Charming who flew (or carried?) him to Paris.

It could happen.

by Anonymousreply 2003/09/2019

I know that area! There is a gay cruising area called Bate Island directly under the bridge. Kinda cold for that though.

by Anonymousreply 2103/10/2019

R9 Is the smiley face killer that is rumored to stalking and killing solitary homos around that area?

by Anonymousreply 2203/10/2019

You people only care because he was good looking, if he were ugly you wouldn't be here

by Anonymousreply 2303/10/2019

Quebec is notoriously homophobic.

by Anonymousreply 2403/10/2019

R18, do Canadian cops care about the gays? For some reason, some serial killer of gays in Toronto comes to mind

by Anonymousreply 2503/10/2019

There is v little violent crime in Ottawa.

by Anonymousreply 2603/10/2019

Exactly, R26. It's too cold for it.

by Anonymousreply 2703/10/2019

Temp that Saturday night was -17C or about 2F.

by Anonymousreply 2803/10/2019

[quote]He's gorgeous! I would love to find him.

Boy, I can only imagine you as a detective investigating a murder: "Let me see the victim's face... Ew, ugly. Don't waste my time."

by Anonymousreply 2903/10/2019

Tinymeat! Don't waste my time!

by Anonymousreply 3003/10/2019

No one knew him personally? Maybe Francophones are discussing his case somewhere I can't access because I don't speak French.

Pity that breeders and their crimes have a million pages dedicated to them, but a gay man's fate is of no interest.

by Anonymousreply 3103/10/2019

[quote]No one knew him personally?

Clearly a DLer

by Anonymousreply 3203/10/2019

He's probably on a bender with our dear friend, Tina.

by Anonymousreply 3303/10/2019

Champlain Bridge doesn’t look like a pedestrian bridge r16. It looks like autos only. But maybe he walked over a different part of the bridge.

Also, 9 pm is kind of early to leave a party. Did he leave ... alone ??

by Anonymousreply 3403/10/2019

R31 there have been at least 3 posts on Reddit, usually the same description/info followed by thoughts and prayers. The Facebook page has a bit more info (like his phone was apparently last “pinged” on the bridge). Hopefully the 3 police departments (Gatineau, Ottawa, and the RCMP since that bridge is federal/NCC property) involved manage to coordinate their efforts and tips/clues.

by Anonymousreply 3503/10/2019

another picture

by Anonymousreply 3603/10/2019

R34 actualy there is a concrete sidewalk but on one side only, and cycling lanes in both directions. Pedestrian paths at either end are probably challenging in winter, as the bridge ends in a scenic parkway context.

by Anonymousreply 3703/10/2019

It's not me, bitches, I'm behind bars.

by Anonymousreply 3803/10/2019

[quote]R29 Boy, I can only imagine you as a detective investigating a murder: "Let me see the victim's face... Ew, ugly. Don't waste my time."

This made me laugh so hard.

I can imagine questioning the family.

DL DETECTIVE: His age? Weight? WHAT?? [italic] (Closes notebook)

by Anonymousreply 3903/10/2019

Intoxicated man + icy bridge = falling into river. The body will appear in the spring thaw.

by Anonymousreply 4003/10/2019

[quote]What's a tuque?

This. The picture above with Canada written on it is something a recently landed immigrant would wear before they open their "AL'S 100% CANADIAN FAMILY FRIED CHICKEN AND KEBABERIE WITH PICTURE OF MAPLE LEAF" restaurant.

by Anonymousreply 4103/10/2019

And most people spell it this way: "Toque".

by Anonymousreply 4203/10/2019

Tuque would be the French spelling actually...

by Anonymousreply 4303/10/2019

Yeah and most Canadians speak English. So most people spell it this way: "Toque".

by Anonymousreply 4403/10/2019

It's a wool cap. Call it a wool cap.

by Anonymousreply 4503/10/2019

Just explaining it’s not a random typo, based on where he lived.

by Anonymousreply 4603/10/2019

I like "tuque" more than "beanie," which is what people call that kind of hat in America. A beanie to me is a yarmulke with a brim, not a woolen pull-on.

by Anonymousreply 4703/10/2019

It's Toque.

by Anonymousreply 4803/10/2019

I just read a detective novel that took place in Montreal in January. The author must have used the word "tuque" hundreds of times.

by Anonymousreply 4903/10/2019

He really does look cockgobbleresque.

by Anonymousreply 5003/10/2019

New video with some pictures

by Anonymousreply 5103/11/2019

No news?

by Anonymousreply 5203/14/2019

I hate these stories about missing gay men were we have to find out they committed suicide or were offed by trade. The story about the CDC officer in Atlanta last year was so sad.

by Anonymousreply 5303/14/2019

Missing person report still up on Gatineau PD, sadly.

by Anonymousreply 5403/15/2019

Suicide?

by Anonymousreply 5503/15/2019

I thought “tuque” was a typo and the author meant to write “toque”. Well, ya learn something new every day.

by Anonymousreply 5603/15/2019

I've known him for years,although not terribly well. Senior government type, but personally kind of a mess. If he was seen in HIntonburg the next day, he might have spent the night at Ottawa's one remaining bathhouse. From there, I don't know.

by Anonymousreply 5703/30/2019

He is not hot.

by Anonymousreply 5803/30/2019

R41 LOL at that restaurant name.

by Anonymousreply 5903/30/2019

Some young tuffs picked him up and tossed him over the bridge for kicks.

by Anonymousreply 6003/30/2019

I wouldn't walk across a long bridge like that in February. Seems odd.

by Anonymousreply 6103/30/2019

R60 that’s exactly what happened about 30 years ago, just a few miles from there, prompted the creation of the country’s first hate crimes unit.

by Anonymousreply 6203/31/2019

Still missing...

by Anonymousreply 6304/02/2019

Was he ever found???

by Anonymousreply 6404/12/2019

R63 he has lovely brown eyes

by Anonymousreply 6504/12/2019

And who killed the billionaire couple in Ontario?

by Anonymousreply 6604/12/2019

Still missing as of this FB post March 31, and the missing persons notice is still up on the Gatineau Police dept.’s website.

by Anonymousreply 6704/12/2019

Sad ending on this one.

[quote]According to Gatineau police, an area resident reported finding a body near a bike path in the Aylmer area around 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday. When police arrived, they found the body and erected a security perimeter in order to forensic specialists to begin an investigation.

[quote]Police say no further details about Lambert’s death will be disclosed out of respect for his family.

by Anonymousreply 6804/18/2019

Handsome daddy. RIP.

by Anonymousreply 6904/18/2019

[quote]Although we don’t have many details, foul play is not suspected...

Suicide?

Pictures of the bike path and surrounding woods make it look like a possible cruising area.

by Anonymousreply 7004/18/2019

His friends say "foul play is not suspected”.

But what other play could have caused this handsome man's death?

by Anonymousreply 7104/18/2019

Sad ending, but it looks like he died doing what he loved...cruising.

by Anonymousreply 7204/19/2019

Very sad.

by Anonymousreply 7304/19/2019

But Pee Brain lives.

by Anonymousreply 7404/19/2019

RIP.

But what exactly did he die of?

by Anonymousreply 7504/19/2019

R75 Something fatal.

by Anonymousreply 7604/19/2019

OMG.

by Anonymousreply 7704/19/2019
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