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The family of a Nova Scotia man, Steve Corkum, is appealing to the public for help in finding him. Corkum was last seen on Tuesday morning after walking out of a Halifax hospital where he was admitted for a mental health event. His sister, Natacha Provost, spoke to reporters on Thursday as searchers combed various areas in the city’s south end. She explained that Corkum wanted to get help but also wanted some fresh air, likely leading him to walk out of the hospital.

The family is urging everyone in the area to check their security camera footage, backyards, sheds, and anywhere in south end Halifax for any sign of Corkum. His slippers were found in the Dalhousie University area prompting the Halifax Ground Search and Rescue to search the area. Family and friends have also been actively searching for him on foot. Corkum is described as being 5-foot-nine-inches tall, 190 pounds, with thinning dark hair and dark brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black stretchy pajama pants, a dark grey pullover with a hood, and a dark grey golf shirt.

Despite the exhaustion from the ongoing search, the family remains hopeful that Corkum is still alive. They are asking anyone with information or sightings of Corkum to come forward and look at his photo to aid in the search efforts. The support and love from the community have been overwhelming for the family, encouraging them to continue their search. The family is determined not to give up until Corkum is found and returned safely home. They are requesting the public’s assistance in any way possible to help locate him.

Halifax Ground Search and Rescue have been actively involved in the search for Corkum, along with family and friends who have been scouring various areas for days. The search has included combing train tracks, wooded areas, and neighborhoods in the city’s south end. Corkum’s disappearance has prompted a widespread effort to locate him, with the hope that he will be found safe and reunited with his family. The family is appreciative of the support and prayers from the community and remains optimistic that Corkum will be found and brought back home soon.

The family is holding onto hope that Corkum is still alive and is urging anyone with information to come forward. They are asking for sightings or any details that may help in locating him. Corkum’s sister, Natacha Provost, expressed gratitude for the outpouring of love and support from the community during this difficult time. The family is not giving up on their search for Corkum and is asking for the public’s assistance in any way possible to help bring him home safely. They are urging everyone in the area to be on the lookout for Corkum and to contact Halifax Regional Police with any information.

The disappearance of Steve Corkum has deeply impacted his family, who are anxiously awaiting his return. The ongoing search efforts, including Halifax Ground Search and Rescue and community support, have been instrumental in trying to locate Corkum. The family is pleading for anyone who may have seen him or have any information about his whereabouts to reach out to authorities. The family’s determination to find Corkum is fueled by the hope that he is still alive and will be found soon. They are grateful for the efforts of all those involved in the search and are holding onto the belief that Corkum will be reunited with his loved ones.

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