Touching outpouring of generosity to find the little Ariel

News 15 March, 2018
  • Photo Frederique Giguere
    Even if she has never met him, Leticia Won, 7 years old, called on Thursday, the citizens to join the research of the young Ariel.

    Frederique Giguere

    Thursday, 15 march, 2018 21:07

    Thursday, 15 march, 2018 21:07

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    Hit straight to the heart by the tragedy that afflicts the family Kouakou, dozens of volunteers all over the world are spontaneously brought in Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Thursday, in the hope of helping to find Ariel, this old boy missing since Monday.

    “It is important to bring him back to his mom and dad,” says Leticia, 7 years, met on Thursday near the command post of the police of Montreal, located on Gouin boulevard West, not far from the rue Poincaré.

    His mother, who sitting without doing anything was not an option, wanted to bring his daughter to participate in the research near the park of the Boatmen. This is the last place where Ariel, 10 years old, was seen, according to police.

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    Many parents who do not have family Kouakou moved in Ahuntsic-Cartierville Thursday in the hope of being able to be useful.

    “I’m back to work this morning and I went in pretending to be sick to come here,” says Stephanie, herself the mother of a 10 year old boy, who preferred to conceal his family name to avoid problems at his job. I try to put myself in the heads of my son and wonder where he would have gone to the place of Ariel. “

    A resident of the South Shore, Marie Charbonneau has not been able to sit idly by.

    “I saw an event on Facebook to help with the search, and it was inconceivable for me to stay in my living room to watch the news to see where they are made. It was necessary that I come, ” says the mother of two children, snowshoes, and ski poles in his hands.

    There will soon be four days that the young Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou, 10 years old, is missing. The Montreal police did not intend to give up the search anytime soon.

    It invites once again the residents of Ahuntsic-Cartierville to check in their back yard, their garage or their shed.


    Thursday, a water craft has criss-crossed the rivière des Prairies, between the park of the Boatmen of the dam and Hydro-Québec.

    The helicopter of the Sûreté du Québec has also been put to contribution in order to perform a exploration aviation sector.

    Volunteers trained in search and that police retirees have also offered their assistance. Finally, more than 120 information received from the public were processed. Despite everything, the authorities still have no idea of the whereabouts of the boy.

    All relevant information can be transmitted confidentially by calling 514 393-1133 or 911.