Update written July 3:

Michael Edstrom has been located deceased. His family has been notified and victim services made available to them.

After initial investigation, Outlook RCMP believes his death to be non-suspicious in nature. The Saskatchewan Coroners Service continues to investigate.

Original story written July 2:

An adult man escaped police custody in Dinsmore yesterday afternoon, and police are actively searching for him.

Outlook RCMP issued a media release late last night asking for the public’s assistance in locating 58-year-old Michael Edstrom of Dinsmore.

Edstrom fled on foot as officers arrested him around 3 p.m. yesterday, for an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court. 

Outlook RCMP is actively working to locate him and ask members of the public to report all sightings or information on his whereabouts.

Edstrom is described as 5-foot-11 and 170 pounds with light brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a t-shirt, denim cut-off shorts, black sneakers and a ball cap.

If you see him or know where he is, contact Outlook RCMP immediately at 310-RCMP (7267). Information can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.saskcrimestoppers.com.