ONTARIO, CANADA. (THECOUNT) — Marta Malek and Maya Mirota have been identified as the teenagers reported missing while camping at Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario.

The two 16-year-old females were camping at the massive Ontario park with a group of friends when they went missing three days ago, police say.


Ontario Provincial Police said Sunday that they have deployed resources including a helicopter and an airplane as they search Algonquin Provincial Park for Marta Malek and Maya Mirota, both of whom are from Kitchener, Ont.

According to police, the girls were last seen on Thursday and were reporting missing Friday night.

“They had been part of a group camping in the park and both are experience campers,” the OPP said in a statement, reports CTVNews. “They had a tent, other equipment and limited supplies.”

Search efforts began Saturday and continued into Sunday. Police said Sunday that they had received “a large number of calls and messages” regarding possible sightings of the girls in the large, remote provincial park.

Police say Mirota is about five feet tall and thin with long auburn hair, while Malek is about six feet tall.

Anyone with possible information on the missing girls should contact police immediately.


Geo quick facts: Algonquin Provincial Park, on Ontario 60, in Ontario, Canada is a huge, forested park featuring a variety of wildlife plus lakes, campsites & hiking trails.