Monday, February 22, 2010

Walter Koenig's Son Missing in Vancouver

Actor Walter Koenig's (Star Trek's Chekhov & Babylon 5's Bester) son Andrew Koenig has been reported missing in the Vancouver area. 41-year-old Andrew, who also works in the TV/film industry, was last seen February 14th in the area of Stanley Park. To view a photo and for more information, visit Walter Koenig's website. Anyone who has information on Andrew Koenig's whereabouts is urged to contact the Vancouver Police Department.

Update:
Police and the Koenig family have announced that Andrew Koenig's body was found in Stanley Park yesterday. He'd taken his own life.
If you are depressed or suicidal, or if you know someone who might be, you can get help from your local crisis centre/distress line.
If you're worried that a friend may be suicidal, talk to them, and most importantly, listen. You can then assist them with contacting a crisis line or getting other help.
If you're a survivor who's lost someone to suicide, crisis lines are a good source of support for you too.
In Greater Vancouver in BC, contact the Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC at 604-872-3311.
Remember, you're not alone.
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