Skip to comments.Sudden disappearance of Deep River scientist mystifies colleagues
Posted on 02/21/2010 3:24:50 PM PST by hennie pennie
TORONTO - There are still no leads in the case of an eastern Ontario scientist who disappeared without a trace last month, leaving his colleagues mystified. Lachlan Cranswick hasn't been seen since Jan. 18, when he left work at the National Research Council's Canadian Neutron Beam Centre in Chalk River, northwest of Ottawa.
His nearby Deep River house was reportedly left unlocked and his car was in the garage. His wallet, keys and passport have all been accounted for......
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I see you post on the Canadian site kin to FR. Aware of this missing scientist or was it mentioned via the site?
Thanks for the info. Guess we have another one to add to our “dead/missing scientists” list.
Creepy and very troubling. Way too much of this is happening with no answers.
A nuclear physicist!!!
And only local reportage.
The FOX report is current, not from back at, or near, the start.
I guess there is a MURDERER who took this disappearance off the radar of the Ontario news --- and guess what I read?
The man who murdered 2 women, and stole all the news time has a father AND a stepfather who work at the same nuclear facility as Lachlan Cranswick did.
The whole story is just creepy, there's a whole 'intuitive' nasty feel to it.
I caught part of that report on FOX News. Pleased to hear that some in the media were reporting it.
Quote:.."case of Col. Russell Williams, the CFB Trenton commander charged with murder." "Although he grew up in the area and both his father and stepfather worked at the same nuclear facility as Cranswick. "It might not fit Williams' alleged victims (all women), but the disappearing in the middle of the night, leaving everything behind, car in driveway, etc, sure fits IMHO."
RE:"The secretive special forces unit known as Joint Task Force 2 is moving to CFB Trenton."
Liberal MPs sent a letter yesterday to Natural Resources Minister Christian Paradis and Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq, expressing "growing concern" that there is no contingency plan to deal with the shutdown of the Petten reactor in the Netherlands, which will occur while the NRU reactor at Chalk River, Ont., remains out of service.
Heavy discussion here, so not re-walking the same paths.
Thanks for working on this, you two.
At Websleuths I got confused because they refer to the Craigslist postings as being written by his brother -- but the postings themselves express anger at being a Canadian in a country where essentially NOTHING was done to locate Lachlan Cranswick.
Anybody know anything about Scientology -- evidentally, on his personal website he wrote quite a scathing condemnation of them. Wonder how he knows their systems well enough to comment extensively?
Then, too, the websleuths discussed that there are a couple Chinese scientists who evidentally wrote a fraudulent article and he publically called them out on it. That's near the end of the long Websleuths messagethread.
Here is a link to a VERY vivid & emotional posting on Craigslist-Canada:
Some websleuths wonder why he wore a fur hat "just to put the garbage out," but they must not understand how cold it is in January in Ontario, Canada, right? F-R-E-E-Z-I-N-G cold. Near the very end of the thread, someone posted a link to a jpeg where LC seems VERY comfortable with the public - he seems to be explaining how some of the equipment works & its purpose; and he doesn't appear shy or uncomfortable, simply a professional geek.
My favorite Columbia connection
1995 : (CANADA : ALGERIAN-BORN MOHAMMED HARKAT ARRIVES IN CANADA FROM MALAYSIA— — See OTTAWA CELL, MWL, IIRO, ABU ZUBAYDA, AHMED KHADR) Algeria-born Harkat moved to Canada nine years ago, using a fake Saudi Arabian passport. He applied for refugee status, married and worked as a pizza delivery man. ——————— Alleged Canadian al-Qaeda ‘Sleeper’ Agent Set to Testify, CBC ^ | October 25, 2004 | CBC Staff
Authorities allege that Harkat arrived from Malaysia in 1995 and was an alleged associate of Abu Zubaydah, who had been Al Qaeda’s chief of operations. He is said also to be linked to Ahmed Khadr. Harkat is also said to have ties with the Muslim World League and International Islamic Relief Organization (”IIRO”), the group Jaballah had worked for in Pakistan in the early 1990s.
MAY 1996 : (MAHMOUD JABALA ARRIVES IN CANADA — See TORONTO CELL, IIRO, IRAQ, BIN LADEN) Jaballah came to Canada on a false Saudi passport in May 1996. He won refugee status, saying he’d worked in Pakistan for the International Islamic Relief Organization [IIRO].But CSIS says that organization is linked to Osama bin Laden. The purported link is a man called Ayman Zawahiri.-—— “More Toronto connections to terror attacks,” CBC News of http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2001/09/20/suspects010920.html Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2001 | 3:51 PM ET
MAY 1996 : (MAHMOUD JABALA ARRIVES IN CANADA — See ADIL AL-BARI, TORONTO CELL, IIRO, ZAWAHIRI, IRAQ, BIN LADEN) Jaballah, who allegedly came to Canada in 1996 on a false passport, has met with Al-Bari from London. He was initially released after 7 months when a Federal Court judge quashed the certificate.-——Vanguards of Conquest : Al Qaeda, Anthrax and Ayman Zawahiri
MARCH 1997 : (CANADA ARRESTS SAYEGH & ONE OTHER SAUDI IN OTTAWA : LINKED TO KHOBAR TOWERS PLOT) In March 1997, with the FBI’s help, Canadian immigrant officials arrested two other Saudi dissidents in connection with the bombing in Ottawa. One of the suspects, Hani Abdel Rahim Sayegh, had apparently linked a senior Iranian intelligence officer, Brig. Ahmad Sherifi, and a local cell of the Lebanon-based Hezbollah organization to a “conspiracy” to attack U.S. targets in 1995, according to various news reports. Sayegh himself served as a driver of a car used to signal the driver of the truck carrying the bomb at Khobar Towers, officials said.- “Khobar Towers Bombing in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia,” the Washington Post, June 25, 1996
“I see you post on the Canadian site kin to FR. Aware of this missing scientist or was it mentioned via the site?”
Sure enough- no answers yet:
Your links are interesting, you can add him to the missing and dead scientists list.
Ping to post #51.
I see they located the URL on Steve Quayle's website for Dead Scientists:
I haven't read his work on Dead Scientists in years, it's so depressing.
I wonder if the Canadian authorities checked into anything about the Chinese immigrant community in Canada?
Apparently there are 2 researchers on MAINLAND China who wrote an article which was fraudulent, and he exposed them.
Sure hope that his disappearance isn't connected to some type of 'face saving' action & retribution by a humiliated pair of Chinese families - and all their exended members.
Does submergence in extremely cold water preserve OR destroy such evidence for forensic examiners?
CBC News - Ottawa - Scientist's disappearance a mystery to colleagues
"Police said Cranswick is five feet 10 inches tall, with a slim build, hazel eyes and brown hair. They said he would likely be wearing glasses and a beige parka with fur on the hood. He may also be wearing a fur hat with ear flaps, police said."
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